A Northeast El Paso business is held up
at gunpoint, and investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for
your help in finding the men involved in this armed robbery through, the
Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week.” On the night of Sunday December 30th, just before midnight two men walked up to the “Beers and Babes” store located at 8440
Dyer. One of the men walked up to the business threatened the store clerk with
a handgun and demanded money. The man also demanded two packs of “Newport”
brand cigarettes. The man fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash and
two packs of cigarettes. According to witnesses, the suspect fled the scene
running toward Hercules. The second suspect stayed outside and acted as a lookout.
The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 25 years of age,
approximately 5 feet 7 inches in height, and was wearing a black hooded jacket
with two thin white lines, a black bandanna covering his face, dark pants,
and red tennis shoes, and a red backpack. The second man is also described as
Hispanic, with a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches and believed to be in
his late teens or early 20’s, and had a lightly trimmed mustache with sideburns.
He was wearing a hooded two-tone color jacket with a light color on the
shoulders, dark jeans with legs rolled up, and white tennis shoes. Anyone with any
information on the identity of the men involved in this armed robbery should
call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477, that’s 566-TIPS. If the information that you provide leads
to an arrest, you may qualify for a cash reward. Crime Stoppers of El Paso, a
nonprofit organization that brings together the community law enforcement and the
media to solve crimes.