Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, January 21, 2008

01-21-08 Armed Robbery

01-21-08 Armed Robbery

Boise January 21st, 2008- Police are investigating an overnight robbery of Video Mexico at 5212 W. Fairview Ave at 1947 hours, Sunday 1-20-08. The suspect is described as a heavy set Hispanic male in his 30's wearing a brown hooded jacket, brown pants and a cloth partially covering his face. The suspect spoke fluent spanish, demanded money and threatened the clerk with a large knife. He was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled from the store, running northbound. The suspect also smelled strongly of alcohol.

Please call Crime Stoppers if you have information regarding this crime. Any questions please contact the on duty watch commander at 377-6790.