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Police search for 2 men who robbed victim at gunpoint on street corner

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DENVER — Two man approached another man on a Denver street corner then pulled a gun on him and demanded his pants, shoes and backpack.

The incident occurred on May 15 around 4:15 a.m. at the corner of E. Colfax Avenue and N. Adams Street, according to the Denver Police Department.

One of the suspects approached the victim and asked for a lighter, police said. Then, a red car, driven by the second suspect, pulled up to the curb and pointed a silver handgun at the victim. He told the victim to hand over his pants, shoes and backpack.

After the victim gave his belongings to the man in the car, the other suspect got into the vehicle and they drove away.

Detectives described the first suspect as a black male with a light complexion, about 30-years-old, 5-foot-9 and around 165 pounds. He wore brown pants, a plain white t-shirt, Fila shoes and a navy blue baseball cap that didn’t have writing or an emblem.

The second suspect was described as a black male with a dark complexion and 30-years-old. He wore a black dress hat with a brim all the way around it and a blue or red ribbon above the brim. The victim said he spoke with a foreign accent.

They drove a small, two-door,  newer-model, red Ford vehicle with tinted windows in the rear and an out-of-state license plate — the plate number was NVA644 and had blue and green colors.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.