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Man in horse mask holds up Boulder poker game

Posted: 4:28 PM, May 31, 2016
Updated: 2016-05-31 18:47:07-04
Man in horse mask holds up Boulder poker game
Man in horse mask holds up Boulder poker game

Police were looking for a pair of men who busted into a home and robbed a group who were playing poker.

The home's surveillance system captured images of the suspects.

One of  the men was wearing a horse mask and carrying a wooden paddle.

The second suspect had a bandana covering his face and was armed with a handgun.

The men barged into the home in the 2100 block of Columbine Avenue around 11 p.m. on May 25.

"They threatened the players with a black handgun and then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash," police said in a press release.

The man who was wearing  the horse mask was described as being between 5'6" and 5'9"  and weighing around 220 pounds.

The masked man was described as a Hispanic male with short hair, between  5'9" to 5'11"  and weighing between 160 and 180 pounds.

Anyone who may have information is asked to call Detective Heather Frey at 303-441-3369 or Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Tips to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and could result in a reward up to $1,000.