Detectives seeking public’s help identifying robbery suspects

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Metro Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying robbery suspects who held up four different people Tuesday morning.

The first incident occurred at 6:37 a.m. at the 3900 block of Alameda Avenue to investigate a report of a robbery. Police learned two teenage victims were walking when they heard a voice from behind them and saw a male suspect pointing a gun at them. The male took items from the victims’ pockets and entered the passenger side of an older Nissan sedan.

The suspect’s vehicle then fled the area. 

A second call was reported at 6:52 a.m. of a robbery in the area at Pecos Road and Owens Avenue. The victim was walking down the sidewalk when a sedan cut in front of him. The male suspect exited the car, pointed a gun at the victim, and demanded the victim’s property.

The suspect also removed items from the victim’s pocket.

The suspect proceeded to get back into the passenger side of the car and left the area.

Police say a a third robbery call was received at 9:58 a.m. in the area of Bracken Avenue and 17th Street. The suspect and vehicle description were the same as the two previous calls.

The suspects were described as two black males between the ages of 17-19 years of age, thin build, and black hair. One suspect was wearing a dark jacket, red shirt, and black pants. 

The second was wearing a dark blue shirt and red pants.

According to police, the suspect vehicle was described as a black Nissan sedan with tinted windows and no license plates.

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