MOUNTAIN VIEW, Colo — Police are asking for help finding three suspects who they say attempted to break into a cannabis dispensary, the Mountain View Police Department (MVPD) said in a press release.
It happened on Nov. 16 in the 5400 block of West 44th Avenue, police said.
The suspects were seen on surveillance video using a trash dumpster pushed by a Jeep as a battering ram, MVPD said. They were able to push through a security metal door to get into an unoccupied cannabis building, police said.
They then also tried but failed to get into the main dispensary across the alley, according to MVPD.
> The video above is how to report to Metro Denver Crime Stoppers.
One of the suspects stood outside holding what police said appeared on video to be an AK-47. Video showed another suspect holding a black handgun.
Police said the suspects attempted the same crime in other locations in Denver.
Police are still looking for these suspects and gave this information about their vehicle:
- Blue 2000-2001 Jeep Liberty
- Hail dents and failing paint on the roof
- Heavily damaged on left Rea quarter, possible blue paint in this are
- License number DBF646
The suspects should be considered armed and dangerous, according to MVPD.
Anyone with information is asked to call Sergeant T.C. Hough with MVPD at 303-425-1748.
Tipsters can also contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.
> Top stories curated daily just for you! Sign up for the 9NEWSLETTER to get can’t-miss stories, Next and Broncos content, weather and more delivered right to your inbox.
SUGGESTED VIDEOS: Local stories from 9NEWS