Woman robbed at drive-up ATM in Peoria

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

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Peoria police are asking for the public's help to locate a suspect who approached a woman using a drive-up ATM and took her cash.

At approximately 1:15 a.m. on July 2, a 62-year-old Phoenix woman was using the ATM at the Chase Bank near 83rd Avenue and Thunderbird Road when a male approached her from behind. Police said the suspect displayed a long metal object in his hand and demanded her cash.

The victim took off in her car, leaving her uncompleted transaction behind. The suspect pulled cash from the woman's bank account then fled in a white Jeep Cherokee.

Police released surveillance video and photos Thursday in the hopes that someone will recognize the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 11 inches tall, 150 pounds with long dark hair and a thin build. He was wearing a white T-shirt with a decal of power lines on the front, dark baggy shorts and white tennis shoes.

The suspect is facing armed robbery and aggravated assault charges.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact the Peoria Police Department at 623-773-7045 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.