Robber with shotgun steals money, cigarettes from 7-Eleven

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MESA -- Mesa police officers are searching for a suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven at approximately 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

According to police, a black male entered the store at Eighth Avenue and Alma School Road armed with a shotgun with tape on it.

The suspect took cash and several cartons of cigarettes then fled southeast from the store.

The suspect was wearing a black mask, a red Cardinals football hooded sweatshirt, black gloves and shorts.

Anyone with information should contact the Mesa Police Department.