Clown-mask wearing suspect, partner rob Peoria Subway

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PEORIA, Ariz. – Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a Peoria Subway shop after shoving an employee into a freezer early Monday morning.

It happened shortly after 6:30 a.m. near 89th and Olive avenues.

According to Jay Davies of the Peoria Police Department, one of the suspects was wearing a clown mask while the other was wearing a hoodie that covered his face.

There was one male employee in the shop at the time.

The two male suspects hit him in the head with a weapon and then pushed him into a freezer, locking him inside.

Davies said the suspects got away with a little bit of cash.

The employee, whose name has not been released, was shaken up, but his injuries did not appear to be too severe.

Davies said the suspects were likely black men, about 5 feet 11 inches tall, both with a skinny build. The men were wearing dark clothing and hoodies. One of the hoodies might have had gold writing on it. In addition, one of the suspects was wearing a clown mask.

No other information was immediately available.