Police are looking for two men who robbed JC’s Paintball at knifepoint today while wearing spray-on tanner as disguise

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Suspects' car in JC's Paintball robbery April 26

The Harford County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding information on two armed robbers who held up the JC’s Paintball store this afternoon in the Boulton Crossing shopping center on Tollgate Road. According to the police, two men in their 20’s wearing heavy spray tans to disguise their faces, entered the store in the 100 block of Tollgate Road at about 4:45 p.m. today and threatened the store owner and a young employee with a knife, then stole paintball guns, CO2 cartridges, paintball masks and various supplies. The sheriff’s office released photos (see below) of the suspects’s vehicle, a 1990s red SUV with paint damage. Investigators say they have reason to believe the suspects live in the Arbutus area.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Harford County Sheriff’s Office Detective Shawn Craig  at 410-836-5437. Anyone with information regarding the crime who wishes to remain anonymous may report their information through the following methods listed below. Qualifying tips submitted to the tip lines below that lead to a conviction may be eligible for up to $ 2,000.00 in rewards.

Website/Email: Submit a tip online at http://www.harfordsheriff.org/wanted

Text message: Metro Crime Stoppers:  Text “CRIMES” (274637)

Begin the message “MCS,” then add the information.

Phone: Harford Crime Solvers:  Call 1-888-540-8477

Here’s the full release from the Harford County Sheriff’s Office:

(Bel Air, MD)  At approximately 4:45pm on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an armed robbery that had just occurred at JC’s Paintball located in the 100 block of Tollgate Road in Bel Air, MD.   The two suspects entered the store, threatened the storeowner and a juvenile employee with a knife before proceeding to steal an assortment of paintball guns, CO2 cartridges, paintball masks and various paintball supplies.

Both  suspects are described as two white males in their early to mid 20’s who had applied heavy spray on tan applications (described a dark bronze/black in color) in order to disguise themselves.
•  Suspect one is described as approximately 5’11” tall with a thin build and facial hair on the chin.  He was wearing a light blue long sleeved shirt, dark blue jeans, boot styled shoes, tan baseball cap over a doo rag.
•  Suspect two is described as approximately 5’8” tall with a medium build wearing a red long sleeve shirt, black cargo pants, boot style shoes, oversized dark sunglasses  and a
black doo rag.
They fled the store in an unknown direction, in an early 1990’s style red SUV with Maryland tags, possibly a Chevy Blazer with slight damage to the paint on the front of the vehicle.  Investigators have reason to believe that the suspects may reside in or around the Arbutus area.