Armed Robbery Suspect Caught

Colorado Springs officers say the robberies happened a little after 9:00 p.m. and within just two blocks of each other.

The first robbery was on Delighted Circle South just off of Carefree and Hopeful Drive. Police say the suspect demanded money from a female victim and tried to take her car and then left the are and went just one street over to Fortune Circle where the suspect demanded keys and a wallet from a male victim and drove off with a red Chevy Tahoe.

In both cases, police say shots were fire and a handgun may have been pointed at the victims. The suspect 22 year old Cory Archuletta was caught around 12:30 a.m. after a short pursuit. Police say he will be charged with aggravated robbery.