Man sought in armed robbery of Family Dollar

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By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver

PHOENIX -- Phoenix police are searching for a man who robbed a Family Dollar store at gunpoint in January.

Shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, a man entered the store near 35th Avenue and Van Buren Street. Police said he pointed an AK-47 at two female workers and demanded cash.

An employee gave the man cash from the register, and he fled in a red or maroon, four-door sedan.

The suspect is described as a 20- to 25-year-old Hispanic man, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 170 pounds. He had a thin mustache and was wearing a gray hoodie.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 1-800-343-TIPS. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at www.silentwitness.org.

Witnesses could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.