Possible Link In Three Colorado Springs Robberies

By: 11 News Email
By: 11 News Email
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Police in Colorado Springs say there could be a link among three different robberies that happened within a 24 hour period. The three locations are also within blocks of one another.

The first robbery happened on Saturday night at Best Checks Cashed located at 3849 E Pikes Peak Ave. That's near East Pikes Peak Ave and North Academy Blvd. There, police say two men walked in and demanded cash. One of the suspects had a hand gun and fired one shot into the bullet proof glass. No one was hurt and the robbers didn't get away with anything there.

The second robbery happened 26 minutes later on Saturday night at the First Wok Chinese Restaurant located at 3912 E. San Miguel. That's near North Academy Blvd. and Galley Road. There, police say two men walked in and demanded cash. One of the suspects was pointing a gun at his victims. The crooks got away with the entire cash register.

The third robbery happened on Sunday night at the China Buffet located at 628 S. Academy Blvd. just off of Airport Road. There, police say two suspects walked in, one pointing a gun at an employee, and demanded cash. The crooks, once again, took the entire cash register.

Colorado Springs police are still investigating all three robberies.

If you know anything, call Crime Stoppers in Colorado Springs at 634-STOP.

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