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Thu January 23, 2014
Las Cruces Armed Robbery
Las Cruces Police are investigating the Wednesday evening armed robbery of a beauty supply store on Hickory Lane.
Shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, Las Cruces Police were called to Sally Beauty Supply at 1455 Hickory Lane where an armed robbery was alleged to have occurred.
Police learned that a woman walked into the store and threatened one of the employees with what appeared to be a handgun. The suspect stole cash and merchandise from the store and was last seen leaving the store and heading northbound on foot.
No injuries were reported.
The suspect was described as Hispanic, in her early 30s, approximately 5-feet-5-inches tall and 160 pounds. She was wearing a gray beanie, black hoodie and dark-colored jeans. The woman was said to have crooked teeth and had a strong odor of cigarette smoke.
Anyone with information that can help identify the suspect is asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to CRIMES (274637), keyword LCTIPS.