Men steal Xbox from East El Paso Game Stop, punch employee

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Police need your help finding two men accused of stealing a game console from an East El Paso Game Stop, and punching an employee in the process.

According to a news release, the robbery happened the night of January 12 at the store located at 1830 N. Zaragoza.

Officials say the suspects asked employees if an Xbox One X NBA 2k19 bundle was in stock. The employees then put the items on the counter while the men perused the store.

Moments later, the men approached the counter and punched a female employee before taking off with the game bundle.

According to the release, store employees proceeded to run after the suspects, who then threatened to shoot if they continued to follow.

Both suspects are described as Hispanic men in their early to middle 20s with light complexions, short hair, and medium builds.

The first man was wearing a black bomber jacket, a white button-up shirt, and light blue jeans.

The other was wearing a light blue T-shirt with the word “Fox” on it, a white long-sleeved undershirt, light blue jeans, and black sneakers.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS), or online at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org. You will remain anonymous and, if your tip leads to an arrest, you can qualify for a cash reward.

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