$10,000 reward offered in series of Pic Quik robberies

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Las Cruces Pic Quik stores are pitching in $9,000 on top of the $1,000 reward Crime Stoppers is offering for information that helps identify the suspects in any of the recent robberies and Aug. 19 shooting at their stores.

The $9,000 Pic Quik reward is only good for the first viable tip received before Nov. 23, 2014, according to Las Cruces Police.

The three robberies at Pic Quik stores include:

  • Aug. 9, shortly before 10 p.m. at 2240 Missouri Ave. Robbery suspect described as a black male, approximately 5-feet-11-inches tall, medium to large build with distinctive eyes. The suspect wore a purple hoodie and used a bandana to cover his face.
  • Aug. 19, at around 9 p.m. at 4675 Sonoma Ranch Blvd. Suspects committed armed robbery and then shot a 63-year-old man as they fled south from the store. Suspects described as Hispanic males, both around 5-feet-8-inches tall. One of the suspects was said to be slim while the other has a heavier build. The same suspects are then believed to have committed another armed robbery, at the Shell gas station at 1305 S. Solano Dr.
  • Aug. 26, shortly before 11 p.m., at 2240 Missouri Ave. Suspects committed armed robbery and then fled eastbound toward Payne Street. Male suspects said to be 5-feet-3 to 5-feet-5-inches tall with slim builds.

Anyone with information that can help identify the suspect or suspects in any of these robberies is asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip by 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.

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