Police Searching for Suspects Who Mugged Man Near NMSU

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 9:03am

Las Cruces – Police in Las Cruces are looking for two men who mugged an 18-year-old man near New Mexico State University Monday.

Police say the men tackled the victim as he walked from campus along Jordan Road around 10p.m.

The suspects stole his wallet, cell phone and car keys.

They then used the keys to open his car, which was parked nearby, and stole a laptop that was inside.

The victim told investigators he believes one of the men is black and may have been wearing a black tank top and dark-colored pants.

If you have any information on the identity of the suspects you are asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to LCTIPS (528477).

A reward of $1,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

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