Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

UPDATE (PHOTOS) Armed Robbery at Fairview and Maple Grove

11-23-11 UPDATE (PHOTOS) Armed Robbery at Fairview and Maple Grove

    Boise, November 23rd, 2011 -Boise Police are asking the public's help in identifying the man who robbed a Fairview business this afternoon at gunpoint.

    What Happened: At approximately 4:37 p.m. this afternoon, November 23rd, officers received a report of an armed robbery at a business on the 8900 block of West Fairview. Victims tell police a man entered the business and demanded cash. The suspect then fled the business with an undisclosed amount of money. An immediate search of the area did not result in the suspects arrest. 

    Suspect description:Witnesses describe the robbery suspect as being a light skinned male in his early 20's, skinny, approximately 5'5 tall, with blue eyes. At the time of the robbery he was wearing a dark colored mask on the lower part of his, a grey stocking cap with a white stripe, grey or dark colored coat, khaki pants and carrying a black handgun. The suspect was last seen headed Eastbound on Fairview Avenue. At this time officers have evidence that this vehicle was involved in the crime.

    Crime Stoppers:Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto www.343cops.com, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236. A citizen can remain anonymous. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of criminal suspects.

Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information