Police: 2 men tried to rob woman at gunpoint

Posted at 4:22 PM, Jan 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-12 18:22:01-05

Fort Collins Police are looking for two men who tried to rob a woman at gunpoint.

It happened just before 2 a.m. on Jan. 5 in the Creekside Park area, police said.

The 20-year-old woman told police she had parked her vehicle and was walking when two men ran up, threatened her with a handgun, and tried to steal her handbag.

She told police that when she wouldn't give up her purse, the two men took off in a white SUV with black rims and a black top. She was not hurt in the incident.

The woman described the two suspects as Hispanic, 5'6" and 5'8" tall, and between the ages of 23-26.

According to the victim, one suspect had a pierced eyebrow and wore a white hoodie and dark jeans. She said the second suspect wore a black hoodie and dark jeans.

Citizens with any information about this incident are encouraged to contact Detective Dan Calahan at 970-416-2051 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868. Callers can remain anonymous and may possibly be eligible for a cash reward. Crime Stoppers can also be reached online at