Westside Hotels Violently Held Up


Two hotels are violently held up by two
men in El Paso’s Westside. Security cameras captured the suspects, and
Detectives from the El Paso Police Department are asking for your help, in identifying
these violent robbers through the, Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week.”
The first robbery took place on Friday July 20th 2018, at 4:20 a.m. at the Sleep Inn
located at 953 Sunland Park Drive. In this case, two suspects forced their way into the lobby by forcing a door open. One of the men was armed with a knife,
and the other a rifle. The suspects ordered the hotel employee and a guest
that was in the lobby area behind the front desk, and demanded money from the
business. During the robbery the suspect with the rifle, struck the employee in
the forehead with the barrel of the weapon. The suspect took a cellular phone from
the guest and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money. The next
robbery was on Sunday morning, July 29th, 2018 at 3:00 a.m., at the Hampton Inn
located at 6411 North Desert Boulevard. The suspects forced their way into the
lobby, but this time both were armed with revolvers. One of the suspects struck the
employee with a weapon and demanded money from the business. During this time two guests walked into the area and were also ordered to the front desk. The
suspects demanded the wallets from the guest, and one of the men also struck one
of the guests with the handgun. The suspects fled the scene
with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects are described as Hispanic males,
in their 20’s, one is approximately 5 feet 7 inches in height, the other 5 feet 10
inches in height, and both covered their faces with black bandanas. One of the men was wearing a tan boonie hat, a long-sleeve blue t-shirt, black pants, and
black gloves. The second suspect wore a blue baseball cap with a white logo, a
black t-shirt with a design of a woman and the name fly Society, black jeans, and
red gloves. If you have any information about the identity of these violent
robbers call Crime Stoppers of El Paso, immediately at 566-8477, that’s 566-TIPS. If the information that you provide leads
to an arrest you may qualify for a cash reward.
Crime Stoppers of El Paso, a nonprofit organization, that brings together the
community law enforcement and the media to solve crimes.

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