Suspect wearing gas mask sought in Subway armed robbery

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

AVONDALE, Ariz. – A Hispanic or black male wearing a gas mask attempted to rob a Subway restaurant in Avondale on Monday and police are asking for the public's help to identify him.

The incident occurred at a Subway near Buckeye Road and Avondale Boulevard shortly before noon.

The suspect also was wearing dark clothing, a hooded sweatshirt and dark shoes with white trim. Police said he was armed with a black revolver-type handgun.

Anyone with information on the suspect's identity is asked to contact the Avondale Police Department at 623-333-7380 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS to remain anonymous.