Suspect ditches disguise after attempted robbery at Phoenix dollar store

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Phoenix police said a man who attempted to rob a dollar store on Monday wore a strawberry-blond wig then ditched it when he fled. By Jennifer Thomas Phoenix police said a man who attempted to rob a dollar store on Monday wore a strawberry-blond wig then ditched it when he fled. By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- Phoenix police are looking for a man who attempted to rob a dollar store on Monday.

The armed suspect was wearing a strawberry-blond wig and ditched his disguise while he was making a run for it.

Police said after the attempted robbery near 56th Street and Thomas Road the man took off in a stolen car, which he later abandoned in a nearby neighborhood.

Witnesses followed the suspect and called police, but the man still hasn't been found.

He's believed to be between 30 and 40 years old, about 6 feet tall and 220 pounds.