SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS: 2 suspects in robbery aboard Light Rail on the loose

SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS: 2 suspects in robbery aboard Light Rail on the loose

SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS: 2 suspects in robbery aboard Light Rail on the loose

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by Catherine Holland

azfamily.com

Posted on August 1, 2013 at 11:49 AM

PHOENIX -- Police hope surveillance photos and a reward will lead them to the two men behind a robbery aboard a Light Rail train.

It happened just before 1 a.m. on Saturday, June 29.

The victims -- a 21-year-old man and a 26-year-old man -- were riding the eastbound train. When it stopped at 38th and Washington streets, the suspects got off the train.

One of the suspects, a Hispanic man between 20 and 30 years old, got back on and grabbed the 21-year-old's phone. He then demanded the 26-year-old's phone. When the older victim refused to cooperate, the suspect punched him in the face, according to Sgt. Darren Burch of Silent Witness.

During all of this, the second suspect, a Hispanic male between 17 and 20 years old, was standing in the doorway of the train, pointing a gun at the two victims.

The older suspect is about 5 feet 9 inches tall, and weighs about 150 pounds. He has dark hair in a buzz cut and several tattoos -- an "E" on his right forearm, "CHUCKS" on his right arm, and a cross on his left shoulder.

The suspect who held the gun on the victims is about 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighs about 120 pounds. He, too, has dark buzzed hair. The victims told police he spoke with a Spanish accent.

If you have any information regarding this case, please call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377), 1-800-343-TIPS (8477) or 480-TESTIGO (837-8446). You can also leave an anonymous tip on the Silent Witness website, silentwitness.org.

Not only can you remain anonymous, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if your information leads to an arrest or indictment.

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