Armed Robbery Caught On Tape
POSTED: Friday, October 23, 2009 - 7:59am
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:25pm
An armed robbery caught on tape at a Dona Ana County convenience store.
Investigators are asking for the public's help in solving the case.
The robbery happened last Thursday at the Mesquite Mercantile Convenience Store just south of Las Cruces.
Thieves, armed with knives busted in just before 10 at night.
In the surveillance video, two masked men enter the store and threaten the clerk with a knife.
One of them jumps over the counter and starts grabbing money out of the register.
The clerk, tries to run away but is tackled by the second man and thrown against the door.
He manages to escape and call 911.
The two robber made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and checks.