Convenience Store Robbed By Lone Gunman

By: AP
By: AP

A convenience store in Colorado Springs was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night. Police are still looking for the suspect.

Officers say they were sent to the Diamond Shamrock at 2455 Arlington Dr. around 11:00 p.m. They found that the lone man had entered the store with a large handgun and demanded money from the clerk.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'7" to 5'9" tall with a medium build. He was wearing all dark clothing to include a hooded sweatshirt.

The man got some cash and ran out of the store northbound. Officers say they checked the area, but didn’t find the suspect.

Anyone with any information on any of the burglaries is asked to contact police, or call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.


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  • by R on Mar 7, 2012 at 05:46 PM
    @ all of you.....YAWN...
  • by @factfinder on Mar 7, 2012 at 05:26 PM
    to continue your research...90% of all child molesters are white...and 78% of all inbred (siblings and first cousins) are white...so pick your battle...
    • reply
      by Total BS on Mar 7, 2012 at 05:54 PM in reply to @factfinder
      That false fact has been floating around for years....you know they lumped in ALL HISPANICS in the white count right? Probably not because you believe everything you read and can't do your own research. http://robertlindsay.wordpress.com/2010/05/05/myth-whites-are-more-likely-to-be-pedophiles-and-child-molesters/
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      by boohoo on Mar 13, 2012 at 12:52 PM in reply to @factfinder
      The cat was back deal with it. Get off the mmj and stop drinking that kool-aid low rent.
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      by Charlie on Mar 13, 2012 at 01:09 PM in reply to @factfinder
      Maybe he also robbed the game stop? Hmmmmm
  • by unsure Location: maine on Mar 7, 2012 at 03:45 PM
    He must have needed money for MMJ. Parents are probably First Cousins.
  • by LedHed Location: Colorado Springs on Mar 7, 2012 at 01:36 PM
    Well, "Fargin.." (cute, did your classmates at The Junior Academy help you with that?), your attempt at humor just fell flat...again. Might want to investigate truly sarcastic pundits (Bill Maher, Dennis Miller...)for a tutorial. And I'm supposed to go to other blogs to follow your chain of stupidity along it's natural course/s? I'm sure there's a high-school newspaper out there somewhere that would enjoy your sophmoric attempts to be topical and "edgy", but the rest of us think you're trite and uninteresting. Swing and a miss...yer outta here!
    • reply
      by FarginBastige on Mar 7, 2012 at 01:44 PM in reply to LedHed
      Junior Academy? Now that's funny. And I wasn't attempting humor, so I guess you are the one who falls flat. I was merely pointing out the obvious sarcasm of Gobeel's post, and your complete lack of comprehension of it. I doubt that Gobeel makes a living out of being humorously sarcastic like Miller and others (personally I just find Maher stupid). The point was concise and simple. Sorry you missed it. You want edgy, you are definitely on the wrong site. And I love how you presume to speak for everybody else. You must be a registered Democrat. I know, not edgy. Wasn't trying to be.
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        by LedHed on Mar 7, 2012 at 02:00 PM in reply to FarginBastige
        Whatever you're intent (humor?, insight?, I'm at a loss here), it didn't translate. Q: How could you possibly know "Gobeel's" disposition regarding all this, unless perhaps YOU are him/her (multiple monikers on this site to provide yourself support, clever indeed). I do agree that Maher is a hack, and much prefer Miller; dug him back in his SNL days, but your assessment about my political affiliation is sadly laughable; truth be known, I was a registered Repub, but changed to Independent before the last election cycle as the GOP is as far out on some topics as the Libs are on others. Another incorrect call on your part; I'll be waiting to see you submit another.
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          by FarginBastige on Mar 7, 2012 at 02:11 PM in reply to LedHed
          I don't even know who Gobeel is. The sarcasm was obvious to me. As for your political affiliations, sauce for the goose, but you probably missed that, too. NOW, I'm outta here. Got better things to do.
    • reply
      by Reality on Mar 7, 2012 at 02:00 PM in reply to LedHed
      @LedHed: Are you really that dense?
      • reply
        by LedHed on Mar 7, 2012 at 02:09 PM in reply to Reality
        Might be, but are you gonna keep using psuedonyms, or just stick to one "name" for yourself?
    • reply
      by Reality on Mar 7, 2012 at 02:09 PM in reply to LedHed
      @LedHed: At some point, you'll learn that there is simply no point in putting yourself up on your imaginary pedestal with your incredibly cliche attempts at discrediting anyone you disagree with you. It just makes you look foolish. Not everything is an intellectual challenge for you to misuse the English language in.
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        by LedHed on Mar 7, 2012 at 02:20 PM in reply to Reality
        An inherent boorishness is sadly evident in your rebuttals, and my syntax, grammar and verbiage far rival anything you would lay proper claim to. Shall I keep it more colloquial for you? (Stop hatin' playa!).
        • reply
          by Reality on Mar 7, 2012 at 03:54 PM in reply to LedHed
          Have a nice evening, kiddo.
        • reply
          by Joe on Mar 15, 2012 at 07:47 AM in reply to LedHed
          Ladies it's ok you are both pretty.
    • reply
      by Dexter on Mar 7, 2012 at 02:44 PM in reply to LedHed
      U MAD BRO?
      • reply
        by E on Mar 8, 2012 at 03:01 PM in reply to Dexter
        God, quit being such a dork. That u mad bro thing is lame and only works on pre pubescent teens.
        • reply
          by Jakec on Mar 9, 2012 at 06:23 AM in reply to E
          Seems like it worked on you...
  • by Gobeel on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:42 AM
    These convenience stores just invite crime. Time to ban them.
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      by LedHed on Mar 7, 2012 at 12:21 PM in reply to Gobeel
      So, to follow your line of thought, we should just shut down/ban any establishment where small (typically) amounts of cash are exchanged between customer and proprietor? That list would naturally include gas stations, fast-food restaurants, liquor stores, etc., correct? What a short-sighted, knee-jerk reaction that would only deprive some people of their choice of where to obtain goods and services and others of the ability to run their own small businesses.
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        by FarginBastige on Mar 7, 2012 at 12:45 PM in reply to LedHed
        You can find the definition for sarcasm in any dictionary. Look it up.
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          by LedHed on Mar 7, 2012 at 12:50 PM in reply to FarginBastige
          I'd expect something more substantial (and comical) in a sarcastic observation. Might want to have someone with an education beyond the third-grade read you the definition of "pointless".
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          by FarginBastige on Mar 7, 2012 at 01:11 PM in reply to FarginBastige
          @LedHed - Perhaps you should look at the comments sections of all the stories related to MMJ and Liquor store robberies. You might see the 'point' of this sarcastic remark then.
  • by @philly on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:18 AM
    Blacks being known as robbers is not a stereotype, it's a true fact.
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      by E on Mar 8, 2012 at 02:16 PM in reply to @philly
      False. Most robbers may be black but most black people are not robbers. Therefore, blacks are not known as robbers, because a majority of them are not.
  • by Fact Finder on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:15 AM
    You people show extreme ignorance. Facts are facts, no matter how much you put blinders on and bury your head in the sand. Whites make up roughly 80% of the population, blacks roughly 13%. Yet, according to FBI statistics, blacks commit more robberies than whites. As far as whites committing more sex crimes, that's a true fact. But if you did it per-capita by race, blacks commit more. Racist? Nope, just facts. Sorry the truth hurts your little feelings.
  • by Fact Finder on Mar 7, 2012 at 08:30 AM
    Black guy committing a robbery???? I'm about as shocked as I am when the sun rises every day....
    • reply
      by Baby Girl on Mar 7, 2012 at 09:22 AM in reply to Fact Finder
      Don't be a racist,it could have been anyone, including white, mexican, or asian.
    • reply
      by Baaaaa(d) on Mar 7, 2012 at 09:45 AM in reply to Fact Finder
      Since you are in awe because the sun rises, it appears as if you are a bit too stupid to be racist. Stop drooling on your keyboard, get out the basement and realize the '70s are long gone.
    • reply
      by Philly on Mar 7, 2012 at 09:48 AM in reply to Fact Finder
      Another White man playing in another little boys booty hole?? OH NO im not surprised at all...(How's that stereotype for ya??)
      • reply
        by ace on Mar 8, 2012 at 09:30 AM in reply to Philly
        Didn't they say it was a robbery ?
      • reply
        by charlie on Mar 13, 2012 at 01:15 PM in reply to Philly
        You seem to know alot about that. Are you a closet chomo?
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