Deputies looking for men who used blowtorch to break into car wash vending machines

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Surveillance images show the men accused of using a blowtorch to break into car wash vending machines. / El Paso County Sheriff's Office

Surveillance images show the men accused of using a blowtorch to break into car wash vending machines. / El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

FALCON, Colo. — Deputies are looking for two people who they say used a blowtorch to break into car wash vending machines and steal money.

Deputies said the crime happened between 4:18 a.m. and 4:44 a.m. Wednesday at a car wash on McLaughlin Road in Falcon.

One of the suspects is described as a man between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall. He was wearing a blue shirt, white jacket, black hat, light jeans, green backpack, and face mask.

The other suspect is described as a man between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall. He was wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, a yellow hat, and brown shoes.

Surveillance image of the suspects’ car.

The suspects were in a white coupe, possibly a Toyota or Subaru.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the sheriff’s office tip line at 719-520-7777 or email Deputy Rios at DominicRios@elpasoco.com.

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