Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Armed Burglary

Armed Burglary

        Boise, July 24, 2007 - Boise Police are investigating an armed burglary that occurred this morning at a convenience store on the 2300 blk of Bogus Basin Rd.

    The suspects and the crime are similar to a reported armed robbery of a West Boise convenience store approx. 24 hours earlier. Officers are investigating whether the two crimes are connected.

    At approx. 4:00 a.m., a witness reports seeing two men walk into the store, both wearing black hooded sweatshirts and bandanas. One carried a black rifle. The clerk of the store was in the cooler at the time. The suspects stole some items from the store, including two 18 packs of beer, then left.  The store clerk was never confronted.

    Anyone with information about this crime or possible suspects is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.