Robbery suspect grabs bike, punches store owner in MesaPosted: Updated:
MESA, Ariz. -- Mesa police officers are searching for a suspect who allegedly punched a store owner after taking a bike from a shop Wednesday afternoon.
According to Detective Steve Berry with the Mesa Police Department, the suspect walked into Adventure Bicycle near Baseline and Gilbert roads at approximately 3:10 p.m.
The suspect reportedly grabbed a BMX-style bike and headed out the front door with it.
Berry said a customer and the owner gave chase and caught the suspect, who punched the owner in the face then left in a vehicle.
Police have identified a possible suspect and detectives are working on the case.