Hobbs police searching for armed robbery suspects

Hobbs police searching for armed robbery suspects
(Source: Raycom Media)

HOBBS, NM (KWES) - The Hobbs Police Department is searching for suspects following an armed robbery that happened on Sunday night.

Officers were called out to the Bella Sera Restaurant (700 block of N. Dal Paso St.) in reference to a reported robbery.

According to the report, officers found Havzi Jaha, 57, from Andrews, with injuries to his head and face.

Witnesses told police that Jaha was outside of the business when he was approached by a white male and black male, both wearing hoodies.

Police said a handgun was shown and Jaha's wallet was taken.

Authorities said one shot was fired but Jaha wasn't hit and the suspects ran westbound from the business following the robbery.

Jaha was taken to the hospital and is currently listed in stable condition.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of these suspects, contact Hobbs Police at (575) 397-9265 or Lea County Crime Stoppers at (575) 393-8005.

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