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.

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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.