Las Cruces Crime Stoppers Search for Alleged Thief
LAS CRUCES, NM — Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to any arrests in an armed robbery. The robbery happened on Monday near the Henry Benavidez Community Center on McClure Road. According to police, a teen was sitting on a bench when a man, armed with a hand gun, demanded all his belongings, including his cell phone. The victim says when the man was leaving he struck him over the head. The suspect is described as a hispanic man about 5-feet-5-inches tall and 150 pounds. He allegedly fled the area in an older model brown sport utility vehicle. If you have any information on the robbery, call or text Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to CRIMES (274637), keyword LCTIPS.