Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the identity and arrest of the man suspected of committing an armed robbery late Sunday evening at a convenience store on west Picacho Avenue.
At around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, May 6, a man walked into the Circle K store at 617 W. Picacho Ave. and used a large knife to threaten an employee. The suspect then took an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes.
The suspect is described as a white male around 5-feet-5-inches tall. He was wearing a gray hoodie with a plaid shirt covering it, brown or khaki cargo shorts and black shoes.
If you have any information on the identity of the suspect, or any information that may help solve this crime, you are asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to LCTIPS (528477).
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.