Officials search for suspects in Uptown store robbery

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Albuquerque authorities are searching for a male and female who were involved in a robbery at Uptown.

On Thursday, February 14, 2019, employees told police a male and female entered a Sunglass Hut store and were looking at merchandise when the male sprayed an employee in the eyes with pepper spray.

The female then took several sunglasses while the male ordered the employee to go to the back room and demanded he open the store’s registers. The male suspect is described as Hispanic and was wearing a black baseball cap, black short, and black shorts with white shoes. 

The female was seen wearing black pants, a red shirt and black jacket. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (505)843-7867. Anonymous tips can be sent in at

Information on this incident may be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward.

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