A couple was held up at gunpoint while pumping gas at a Circle K in Colorado Springs early Sunday morning.
Police received the call shortly after 2 a.m. The victim told police that while her husband was pumping gas at the gas station near I-25 and Circle, a couple approached her in their car. The female passenger asked to borrow her cell phone. After making her call, the couple in the car tried to take off with the phone.
The victim says she fought with the passenger to get her phone back. While the two struggled, the driver took cash out of her jacket pocket. The man behind the wheel then pulled out a handgun and pointed at the victim’s head.
The victim was able to give police a detailed description of the two in the car, as well as the license plate number.
The two were spotted near the intersection of Fountain Boulevard and Circle Drive. Police arrested the pair and conducted a thorough search of the car.
“A realistic CO2 gun was located in the vehicle,” Lieutenant Santos of the Colorado Springs Police Department said in a statement. “As well as other items linking the suspects to the crime.”
Forty-nine-year-old Hiram Church and 32-year-old Deja Moss are now facing aggravated robbery charges and have been taken to the Criminal Justice Center.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.