New Castle convenience store robbed |

New Castle convenience store robbed

Staff Report

NEW CASTLE ” A man dressed for the occasion robbed a New Castle convenience store this morning, getting away with approximately $100.

According to a press release from the New Castle Police Department, the Stop N’ Save was robbed by a lone gunman around 5:30 a.m.

The suspect is described as Black or dark-skinned Hispanic male with acne scars, 20-25 years of age between 5-6 to 5-8, 180 to 220 pounds with minimal hair and no facial hair.

It was also reported that the suspect was wearing a long black T-shirt with a large graphic on the front of a man pointing a handgun.

The suspect reportedly brought an item to the front counter, then asked for something behind the counter. The man then pulled out a handgun and demanded all the money in the register. The clerk complied and the man left the store and drove away with what’s described as a champagne colored Infiniti.

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, and police departments from Glenwood Springs and Rifle assisted in the search for the suspect.

Anyone with information about the robbery should call the New Castle Police Department at 984-2302.

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