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Pueblo police looking for help identifying robbery suspects

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Posted at 4:56 PM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-22 18:56:49-04

PUEBLO — The Pueblo Police Department is looking for three suspects in an armed robbery at the Family Dollar store at 1151 S. Prairie Ave. this week.

PPD says around 7:30 Wednesday evening three males entered the store and held the clerk at knife point, taking cigarettes, a small amount of cash, and a black backpack.

They were seen running from the scene a short distance away. Officers searched the area but did not find any of the suspects, but the backpack was found near a fence in the search area.

One suspect was wearing a red shirt, black baseball cap, and white bandanna; one wore a black hoodie and a Ninja Turtle mask, and described as having curly blond hair; the third wore a gree long-sleeve turtleneck and dark bandanna, and had short black hair.

All three are between 5'5" and 5'8" tall with thin or average builds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pueblo Police at 719-553-2502 or Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 542-STOP (542-7867).