CRIME OF THE WEEK

Shell gas station robbery

Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help for a robbery incident that occurred at the Shell gas station in Koblerville village.

On Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at about 9:56pm, police responded to the incident and met with two victims, employees of the Shell gas station. The victims were robbed at knifepoint by the suspect and over $600 was stolen.

Police learned from the victims (females, ages 25 and 33) that the suspect, described as a male wearing a red cloth that masked his face, khaki camouflage long-sleeved shirt, and a matching pair of pants, approached the store as they were about to close. One of the victims attempted to close and lock the front door. The suspect, armed with a silver pocketknife, forced his way through the front door, robbed the establishment and fled on foot. No one was injured.

DPS and Crime Stoppers need your help. Please contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 234-7272 should you want to remain anonymous or use its website at www.nmicrimestoppers.net. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 for any information leading to an arrest. It pays to call. (Crime Stoppers)

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