Pueblo police searching for suspect in elderly man’s assault

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Pueblo police are asking for the public’s help locating a suspect involved in the assault of an elderly man.

According to police, the suspect went inside a business in the area of 900 West Street on Friday, Jan. 19 and assaulted the owner. The owner was sent to the hospital for treatment of non-serious injuries.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, 5’8″ to 5’10” tall, weighing around 180 pounds, with long, straight, dark hair. The suspect was seen using a gray crutch for his right leg.

Police say one witness described the suspect’s voice as “deeper and distinct.”

The suspect was wearing black pants, a black jacket, and a gray or lighter-colored shirt.

Anyone with information is urged to submit a tip. To remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 542-7867 or www.pueblocrimestoppers.com.

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