Mesa police release surveillance video of armed robbery

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

MESA -- Police have released surveillance video of an armed robbery in the hope that the public will help them catch the suspect.

It happened back on Oct. 27 at the Mi Lindo Mexico Mercado on Eighth Avenue near Macdonald in Mesa.

The video shows suspect walk into the store. His face was partially obscured by a green bandanna.

According to police, the suspect showed the clerk a large knife and demanded money from the register.

The suspect took the cash and some Marlboro cigarettes. The surveillance video shows the suspect kicking another shopper on his way out of the store.

Police said a witness saw the suspect get into a white SUV with low-profile tires.