PD: Man threatens to cut store clerk's throat, steals beer

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Surveillance photo of robbery suspect who police say threatened to cut a clerk's throat if he was not given the keys to the beer cooler at a Phoenix Circle K. By Jennifer Thomas Surveillance photo of robbery suspect who police say threatened to cut a clerk's throat if he was not given the keys to the beer cooler at a Phoenix Circle K. By Jennifer Thomas
The robbery suspect fled the scene in a dark-colored SUV, which was driven by another Hispanic male. By Jennifer Thomas The robbery suspect fled the scene in a dark-colored SUV, which was driven by another Hispanic male. By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- Police are searching for a robbery suspect who allegedly threatened to cut a clerk's throat if he was not given the keys to the beer cooler at a Phoenix Circle K.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall, 200 pounds, with a shaved head, beard and mustache. He was wearing a dark-colored Arizona Cardinals football jersey with the number 26 on the front and "26" and "Wells" on the back.

The suspect entered the convenience store at 107th Avenue and Indian School Road at approximately 2:50 a.m. on Feb. 4. Police said he threatened the clerk, stole beer then fled the scene in a dark-colored SUV, which was driven by another Hispanic male.

Surveillance video shows the suspect opening the cooler with the key and removing two cases of beer.

Contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or silentwitness.org with any information about this robbery. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the suspects.