JULY 11, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
City of Montrose
Office of the City Manager
433 South First Street
Montrose, CO 81401
Contact: Matt Smith, Montrose Police Commander
970.252.5266 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.cityofmontrose.org
Police Seek Suspect In Armed Robbery
Montrose, CO — On Thursday morning July 11, at 2:21 a.m., the Montrose Police Department was dispatched to 938 South Townsend Avenue for a reported armed robbery of the business at that location.
The male suspect was reportedly dressed all in black with a multicolored bandana covering his face. It was also reported that the suspect had a firearm in his possession during the incident. The suspect reportedly left the scene before officers were alerted to the incident. Officers were not able to locate any persons in the area matching the description provided.
According to an employee of the business, the male suspect approached him with the firearm visible, made some comments, and directed the employee to the store's register. The suspect threatened the employee during the event and ultimately left the business on foot with currency taken from the register.
This is an active investigation and the Montrose Police Department encourages anyone with information as to the identity of this suspect to call dispatch at 970.249.9110.
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