Regional
4:36 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Reward In Las Cruces Home Invasion And Armed Robbery

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify the men responsible for a home invasion armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday evening.

Shortly after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, Las Cruces Police learned that two men entered a residence on the 1600 block of Dogwood Street and confronted the homeowner and a woman. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun and forced the two occupants to a rear bedroom.

The suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash and multiple electronic items from the home and then fled, possibly in a vehicle with a loud muffler.

The two victims were not physically injured.

One of the suspects was described as Hispanic, in his mid-20s, approximately 5-feet-7-inches tall and 150 pounds, with shaved brown hair and brown eyes. He was said to be wearing a gray hoodie sweatshirt.

The second suspect was described as either black or Hispanic with a dark complexion, early to mid-20s, approximately 5-feet-6-inches tall and 135 pounds, and brown “puffy” hair. He was wearing a black tank-top and a baseball cap.

Anyone with information that can help identify the suspects in this case 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.

The Crime Stoppers number and text messaging services are operational 24 hours a day and you do not have to give your name to collect a reward.