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5:54 pm
Mon January 11, 2010

Las Cruces Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Las Cruces – Las Cruces Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred early this afternoon at a check cashing business on Telshor Boulevard.

Just after 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, police were called to the Check N Go at 400 N. Telshor Blvd. after a man walked in, threatened an employee with what appeared to be a handgun, and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the business.

The suspect was last seen leaving the area and driving south on Telshor Boulevard in a gold or gray-colored four-door car, possibly a Nissan Sentra.

Witnesses described the suspect as a black male with a slim build and around 5-feet-8 to 5-feet-9-inches tall. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket and cargo-type pants.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 526-8000 or outside the Las Cruces area at 1-800-897-2746.