Reward offered to find Circle K robber

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX – Police are asking for the public's help to locate a suspect who threatened employees during a robbery at a Phoenix convenience store.

The robbery occurred at the Circle K on the corner of 32nd Street and Union Hills Drive at approximately 9:30 a.m. on May 31.

According to the Phoenix Police Department, a man walked behind the counter and told the two employees to move out of his way or he would stab them. He then removed numerous packs of cigarettes from the display case and placed them in his pocket.

The suspect also took several pornographic magazines and put them in his back pocket before leaving the store.

He then fled the scene riding a dark-colored mountain bike.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 25 to 35 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 170 pounds, with shaved short hair.

Silent Witness is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call 480-WITNESS.