Boulder Police Looking For Suspects In 2 Armed Robberies
BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Police are searching for suspects in two armed robberies that may be connected.
On Friday a Subway restaurant was robbed and the victim said she thought the robber was armed.
Surveillance video shows the suspect walking into the store with a white cloth covering his face.
The victim said suspect went up to the counter, demanded cash, then lifted up his shirt and showed her what appeared to be a bulge which she thought could be a weapon.
That’s when she says she was scared and quickly handed over cash from the register.
The suspect then ran off. He’s described as a white male, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-7 inches tall between 20 to 30 years old, wearing blue jeans and a white and blue striped hooded sweatshirt, with a hunting-type cap with ear flaps.
A similar incident happened a couple miles away at at a Quiznos restaurant.
Police say this man went up to the counter and demanded cash from the register.
The suspect reportedly told the clerk he had a gun and would shoot her if she didn’t hand over the money. The suspect then grabbed the money and fled.
He’s described as Hispanic or Indian between 5-foot-6 inches and six feet tall, tall and skinny wearing black gloves with three white, circle or diamond-shaped patterns on the knuckle area.
Police say they don’t know if the two incidents are connected at this point.
Authorities are asking anybody with information to please contact them.