Police are trying to ID a 12-to-15-year-old boy who tried to rob a Denver antique store at gunpoint

Police: Boy left The Treasured Scarab empty-handed

DENVER - Police are trying to identify an estimated 12-to-15-year-old boy who used a gun while attempting to rob a Denver antique store last month.

The robber pulled a gun on the clerk at The Treasured Scarab, at 25 E. Dakota Ave., at about 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, police said Monday.

The boy left the store empty-handed.

The robber is described as a Hispanic boy who is about 5-feet-2 inches tall with a heavy build.

Police on Monday released surveillance photos showing the boy, who has short-cropped hair and a flat top, walking through the antique shop with his hands in the pockets of a dark jacket.

A $2,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and charging of the suspect sought in this case.

Police say anyone who has information about the crime can anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867; or you can text CRIMES (274637) with the subject title DMCS and enter the message; or email metro-denvercrimestoppers.com.

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