Las Cruces Crime Stoppers offers reward to catch violent robbers
POSTED: Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 8:07pm
UPDATED: Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 9:42pm
LAS CRUCES (KTSM) — Las Cruces Crime Stoppers was offering a $1,000 reward to help catch two robbers who allegedly shot a hotel clerk.
Police said two men walked into the Econo Lodge Hotel on South Valley Drive and La Posada Drive at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday.
They said one man jumped over the front desk counter, while the other pointed a handgun at the 24-year-old clerk.
Police said the two men then took the clerk to a back office and shot him once in the leg and got away with cash.
Both men are believed to be Hispanic and in their 20s.
If you recognize them or have information, call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.