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Armed Robbery reported


Salida, Colorado
November 22, 2021

 On November 21, 2021 at approximately 1930 hours the Chaffee County Communications Center received a call of an armed robbery at the Centerville Pit Stop in Nathrop.

Deputies from the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the business and contacted the employee/victim. According to the victim an unknown white male entered the convenience store armed with a large caliber dark colored semi- automatic handgun and demanded money. The victim complied with the suspects demands and the suspect fled on foot heading south from the convenience store with an undetermined amount of money.

The victim described the suspect as a white male wearing a black surgical mask, 25 to 30 years of age wearing all black clothing, a red undershirt, red hat with a black brim and black frame glasses. The victim also stated that the suspect had a 3 to 4 inch tattoo on the left side of his neck.

There were no other patrons in the store at the time and the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office believes this is an isolated incident.

If anyone has any information on this incident, they are asked to call the Chaffee County Crimestoppers at 719-539-5299.

*****Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze*****