Robbery Assault detectives with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department are appealing to the public for help in identifying and locating the suspect in an armed robbery last month.
The incident happened on the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 24, when deputies received a call about an armed robbery at a south side convenience store. When they arrived at the Circle K at 5818 South Palo Verde Road, just south of Drexel, they learned the suspect had become impatient with the clerk while waiting in line to purchase items. He took a knife from his sweater and told the clerk to hurry up before fleeing with the unpaid-for items.
PCSD describes the suspect as a white or Hispanic male in his 20s or 30s, standing approximately 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 and weighing 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a hat with a logo, a black sweater with light-colored writing, blue jeans and tennis shoes.He is thought to live in the area of Palo Verde and Benson Highway.
Anyone with information on this incident or the suspect is asked to please call 911. Those who want to remain anonymous may submit their tip via text, phone, or online at 88CRIME.org
Please visit the official PCSD website for more information.