Police search for suspects after attempted gunpoint robbery in Fort Collins

Skyler Leonard

Fort Collins police are investigating an attempted gunpoint robbery that occurred Jan. 5 in the Creekside Park area.

A police composite sketch of suspects from the Jan 5 attempted robbery. (Photo Courtesy of Fort Collins Police)
A police composite sketch of suspects from the Jan. 5 attempted robbery. (Photo courtesy of Fort Collins Police)

According to police, a 20-year-old female called 911 after resisting two suspects who approached her when she was walking away from her car around 2:00 a.m. The two males threatened her with a handgun and tried to steal her handbag. When she resisted, the suspects fled in a white SUV with black rims and a black top. According to the police, the female victim was not injured.


The victim described the suspects as Hispanic males that were 5’6 and 5’8 tall and between the ages of 23-26. According to the the police, the victim reported that one suspect had a pierced eyebrow and wore a white hoodie and dark jeans and said the second suspect wore a black hoodie and dark jeans.

Police encourage residents with any information about this incident to contact Detective Dan Calahan at 970-416-2051 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868. The callers can remain anonymous and may receive a cash reward. 

Collegian Executive Editor Skyler Leonard can be reached at news@collegian.com or on Twitter @skyler_leonard.