PD: Suspect threatens to shoot child during robbery in Phoenix

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Composite sketch of armed robbery suspect By Jennifer Thomas Composite sketch of armed robbery suspect By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX – Phoenix police detectives are asking for the public's help as they continue to search for a suspect who allegedly pointed a gun at a man and his daughter during a robbery near Thomas Road and 32nd Street on Nov. 21.

Officer James Holmes said the 54-year-old victim had just filled his prescriptions at a local Walgreens with his 5-year-old daughter.

The victim was pulling into his driveway on his motorized wheelchair/scooter around 1 p.m. when the suspect came up from behind and pointed a gun at his head while demanding property.

The suspect then pointed the gun at the girl's face and threatened to shoot her if his demands were not met.

The suspect grabbed the man's bag of prescription drugs and fled in a vehicle driven by a 25- to 30-year-old male. The vehicle may have been a 2000 Ford Taurus, possibly white or silver, with faded/oxidized paint.

The robbery suspect is described as a white male in mid-20s, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 195 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes, stubble and acne scars. His right eye may be slightly droopy.

Detectives have not been able to identify the suspect.

Anyone who recognizes the composite sketch of the suspect or who has any information about this investigation is asked to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS. Callers may remain anonymous and could receive a reward of up to $1,000.