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Hobbs Convenience Store Held at Gunpoint


Hobbs Police are looking for an armed robber who stole some beer.

The robbery happened at the Stripes Convenience Store on South Dal Paso around 1 Wednesday morning.

Police say the man walked into the store and headed straight for the beer section.

He grabbed an 18-pack and tried to leave without paying for it.

When store employees confronted him, surveillance video shows he pulled a gun out and pointed it right at them.

No one was hurt, but the thief did get away.

Police describe him as a Hispanic man, 5'7" to 5'10", 175 to 190 pounds with tattoos on his face and neck.

If you know who the suspect is, call the Hobbs Police Department at 575-397-9265 or the Lea County Crime Stoppers at 575-393-8005.

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