Police seek public's help to identify Circle K robber

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Police are searching for a man who robbed the Circle K at 12707 W. Grand Ave. in Surprise. By Jennifer Thomas Police are searching for a man who robbed the Circle K at 12707 W. Grand Ave. in Surprise. By Jennifer Thomas
Police are searching for a man who robbed the Circle K at 12707 W. Grand Ave. in Surprise. By Jennifer Thomas Police are searching for a man who robbed the Circle K at 12707 W. Grand Ave. in Surprise. By Jennifer Thomas
Police are searching for a man who robbed the Circle K at 12707 W. Grand Ave. in Surprise. By Jennifer Thomas Police are searching for a man who robbed the Circle K at 12707 W. Grand Ave. in Surprise. By Jennifer Thomas
Police are searching for a man who robbed the Circle K at 12707 W. Grand Ave. in Surprise. By Jennifer Thomas Police are searching for a man who robbed the Circle K at 12707 W. Grand Ave. in Surprise. By Jennifer Thomas

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Police are seeking information about the identity of a suspect who robbed a Circle K store in Surprise.

The suspect entered the store at 12707 W. Grand Ave. at about 12:20 a.m. Sunday. Police said the suspect demanded money and threatened to assault the clerk if money wasn't handed over.

The clerk gave money to the suspect, who then fled on foot northbound across Grand Avenue.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his 30s, between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds, with short black or brown hair, a mustache and a goatee. 

The suspect was wearing a black T-shirt with an "M&Ms" design on the front and the number "38" on the back, black shorts with a white stripe down the side, and white shoes.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Surprise Police Department at 623-222-4000 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS to remain anonymous.

The investigation is ongoing.