Grand Junction Couple Robbed At Gunpoint, $50,000 In Cash, Valuables Taken

An armed man terrorized a Grand Junction couple in their home Monday night, before making off with more than $50,000 dollars of their cash and property. The robber knocked on the victims' door around 7:00 PM. A woman, 62, answered, not expecting that opening the door would thrust her into one of a homeowner's worst nightmares.

The man with the gun forced his way into the home on Amber Way in the northern section of Grand Junction. He held the woman and her husband at gunpoint, while ransacking the house. The man got away with jewelry, seven firearms, a large amount of cash, and the couple's car.

The woman and her husband, 63, were physically restrained, police won't say exactly how, while the perpetrator searched their home for valuables. A spokeswoman for the Grand Junction Police Department said the robber terrorized the couple for more than an hour, before leaving the home in the victims' 2004 gold Cadillac Deville.

Police at the scene described the robber as a white male in his mid–twenties, with a medium build. He was reportedly wearing a black jacket and ski mask. The suspect and that gold Cadillac had not been located Tuesday night. If you have any information you're asked to contact the Grand Junction Police Department.

Police officers said neither of the victims was physically injured.

© KKCO NBC 11 News - All Rights Reserved


KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 2028387