By Vanessa Miller (Contact)
Monday, June 29, 2009
BOULDER, Colo. — Boulder police are investigating two weekend robberies, including one that involved a man dressed in drag who said he needed help feeding his children.
At 11:28 p.m. Saturday, an employee at the Boulder Beer and Liquor Emporium, 4700 Table Mesa Drive, called police to report a man wearing white and red makeup, a red and purple wig, a black and white hat and a denim dress had robbed the shop at gunpoint.
Employees said the man was “dressed in drag” and might have been wearing a fake nose, said Boulder police spokeswoman Sarah Huntley. His makeup looked like “that of a clown,” according to the employees, and he was speaking in a feminine voice, Huntley said.
The suspect approached the two male employees — one was 22 and the other was 48 — and asked for money, Huntley said. One employee said, “No
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