Crime Stoppers release new photos of suspect in west El Paso restuarant robbery

Courtesy EP Crime Stoppers
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 1:12pm

El Paso Crime Stoppers are now asking for the community's assistance in order to identify a man they say held up a west El Paso Jack In the Box at gunpoint in April.

The robbery happened in the early morning hours of Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Jack In the Box located at 4160 N. Mesa. The suspected gunman walked into the restaurant about 1 a.m., after walking by the outside of the restaurant several times.

Once the man came inside of the restaurant, he immediately went into one of the restrooms. As soon as he came out, he went straight to the counter and threatened the Jack In the Box employee with a gun. The man demanded money from the cash register and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The man is described as Hispanic, 5-foot 5-inches tall, weighing approximately 140 pounds with black hair, brown eyes and at the time of the robbery, he had a full beard and mustache. He was last seen wearing a grey hoodie with a black zipper down the middle, black sleeve cuffs, and a pocket on the left breast area. He was also wearing black pants and dark colored shoes.

This case was previously featured as Crime of the Week in April, however investigators have now obtained additional photos of the suspect.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477 (TIPS), on-line at or you can send a text message by entering the key word "CRIME1" (no space, and include the quotation marks) plus your tip information, and text it to CRIMES (274637). You will remain anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you can qualify for a cash reward.


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