Customer robbed at Mesa store

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MESA, Ariz. -- Mesa police are looking for a suspect who robbed a customer at a beauty supply store Monday night.

According to Mesa police Detective Michael Melendez, the suspect walked into the Sally Beauty Supply near University Drive and Gilbert Road at approximately 7:30 p.m. Without saying a word, he approached the victim from behind and yanked her purse off her shoulder.

The suspect ran out of the store and headed westbound.

Melendez said two people inside the store witnessed the robbery and two people who were outside the business chased the suspect to a nearby apartment complex near but did not find him.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, 5 feet 2 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall, approximately 180 pounds with a thin mustache.