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CSPD investigating armed robbery of coin store

Posted: 12:24 PM, May 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-04 14:24:10-04

COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of a coin store near downtown.

According to CSPD, a call was received just before 3 p.m. Friday afternoon about an armed robbery at Hallenbeck Coins, just north of downtown Colorado Springs.

CSPD said officers “flooded the area” around the store in an attempt to locate the male robber, but were unsuccessful.

The investigation into the incident showed the man entered the store, displayed a pistol, demanded items which were placed in a bag, and then fled the scene on foot, according to CSPD.

The department said the robbery was very quick and no one was hurt.

CSPD said a K9 was brought in to search for the man, but the search was unsuccessful.

No further information was released in the report of this incident.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call CSPD.