CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Masked Men Rob Med Pot Shop

By: KKTV 11 News Email
By: KKTV 11 News Email

Three men are still on the loose Monday morning, wanted for holding up a medical marijuana dispensary at gunpoint. Police say three men in masks were caught on surveillance video committing the crime.

Springs police say three suspects walked into the Green Love Wellness dispensary wearing white masks. According to police, one suspect had a gun, another was armed with a knife.

The crooks forced the store clerk to open a cabinet containing the med pot. Once the crook grabbed an undisclosed amount of marijuana, they left the store.

An innocent customer was held down on the ground during the robbery.

Police say they're looking for a white or light-skinned Hispanic man who was wearing black pants and a white hoodie with black gloves. The second man was wearing jeans, a green shirt with a red cap and black gloves. The third suspect had on blue pants, a blue/gray shirt, a dark knit cap and black gloves.

The video shows the crooks running in different directions. Two of them were last seen running east on Platte Ave, the other was running west.

If you know anything about this crime, you can call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.


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  • by Rob Location: your local biz on Dec 20, 2010 at 05:03 AM
    Well then lets shutdown walgreens, all the liquor stores, banks, jewelery shops, move out of your house, ride a bike instead of a car, get rid of the gas stations, drive threw windows, get out of your skin, shoot just shut the united states down because they're all getting robbed right up under our noses; in brawd day light!
  • by def Location: colo sps on Dec 19, 2010 at 09:04 PM
    pot shops are going to be robbed more often in the day now that they know the pot shops lock up the pot at night
  • by Bill Location: CS on Dec 19, 2010 at 07:07 PM
    I have a suggestion-lets put a pot shop in every block-that'll put the drug dealers out of business. Instead of buying black market, there won't be any. Then we'll have "legal" & illegal people with a buzz on.
  • by def Location: colorado springs on Dec 19, 2010 at 06:38 PM
    Do you still think that 1000 ft is far enough away.you are putting citizens in arms way.these pot shops are a joke. there will be more day robberys now that they know the pot stores lock all the product up at night. you dont get it.
  • by TeeHee Location: Colorado Springs on Dec 19, 2010 at 04:41 PM
    I bet if we legalize marijuana, it would reduce crime.
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