The Cheyenne Police Department is investigating a robbery which occurred at approximately 2:00 a.m., July 6, when a person came into the Kum N Go at 4505 Ridge Rd. and demanded money. The suspect had his face covered, was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, yellow gloves and was carrying a dark blue backpack. The suspect was described as a male, approximately 6’2” and between 150-160 lbs. No weapons were observed during the incident which remains under investigation by the Cheyenne Police Department. If anybody has information on the suspect, please contact Officer Maule at 307-637-6577 or Jmaule@chyennepd.org.
So far this year, the Cheyenne Police Department has investigated 15 robberies as compared to 9 robberies for the same period of time in 2016. Of this year’s robberies, the CPD has submitted paperwork to prosecutors in six cases while nine remain under investigation. For the same period of time in 2016, five cases were forwarded to prosecutors while four cases remain under investigation. CPD’s solve rate for robberies remains above the national average, which is approximately 30%.
For any business owner or manager interested in a robbery risk assessment from the CPD, you can call 307-637-6587. We can evaluate security measures to provide feedback on robbery prevention and measures a business can take to assist in identifying robbery suspects.