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Three Pueblo South High School students were robbed at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon

Pueblo Police
Posted at 9:56 PM, Aug 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-18 19:07:51-04

PUEBLO, CO — Pueblo Police are looking for three suspects that robbed three Pueblo teens on their way home from school.

The incident took place Wednesday, August 17th, when the three Pueblo South High School students were walking home from school.

The students told Pueblo Police that as they were on their way back home a red Toyota Rav4 with three individuals pulled a gun on them and took their shoes and backpacks.

The red Rav4 was reported as a stolen vehicle from the Colorado Springs area.

According to the Police department, the suspects were described as the driver being an African American female with face tattoos, one of the passengers was an African American male, and the second passenger was described as a white male. The suspects are believed to be in their late teens to early 20s.

Later in the evening of Wednesday, August 17th Colorado Springs police assisted Pueblo Police by finding the stolen vehicle in Colorado Springs.

When finding the vehicle Police also detained one of the suspects, 18-year-old Amour Velazquez was identified as being one of the suspects in the robbery which occurred near Pueblo South High School.

Velazquez was booked into the Pueblo County Detention Center on two counts of Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft, and 3 counts of Restraining Order Violation.

D60 is aware of the incident and has asked families and students to remain vigilant at all times and report any suspicious activity around the schools and communities.

This is an ongoing investigation and News5 will continue to cover it as information comes in.

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