SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Police are searching for three men who attempted to rob a Surprise jewelry store and later robbed a Peoria pharmacy.
About 2:10 p.m. Tuesday, three men entered a jewelry store on Bell Road, west of Grand Avenue.
One man displayed a handgun and told an employee he was robbing the store. Police said the employee quickly pulled out his own gun, and the three men fled the store.
A Peoria pharmacy was robbed a short time later, and police believe the same three men were involved.
One suspect is described as a black man with a lighter complexion, between 18 and 22 years old, and about 5 feet 9 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a Cincinnati Reds baseball cap, a black sweatshirt, dark jeans and dark sunglasses.
The second suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man, about 6 feet tall. He was wearing a black ski mask, and black pants and shoes.
The third suspect is described as a darker skinned man.
Anyone with information is asked to call the surprise Police Department at 623-222-4000 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.