Police seek man suspected of holding up Central El Paso pawn shop at gunpoint

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Investigators need your help identifying the man suspected of holding up a Central El Paso pawn shop at gunpoint in October.

According to a news release, the alleged robbery happened the morning of Oct. 21 at the E-Z Pawn located at 6100 Alameda.

Officials say the man initially asked about pawning a pair of sunglasses and began asking about jewelry for sale.

The suspect later pulled out a handgun and threatened the employees before demanding money and jewelry.

He left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash and five gold necklaces, according to the release.

Police describe the suspect as Hispanic, 5’8″, and 190 pounds with a medium build, short hair, goatee, and a tattoo on the back of his neck.

At the time of the incident, the man was wearing a black Jordan baseball cap, glasses, a dark gray hoodie, black baggy T-shirt, black baggy pants, and dark-colored shoes.

Anyone with any information on the identity of this armed robber should call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line 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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