Avondale PD calls on community to help ID, locate robbery suspects

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The Avondale Police Department has released surveillance photos of two suspects in a robbery at an Avondale Circle K, and investigators are hoping somebody will recognize them. (Source: Avondale Police Department) The Avondale Police Department has released surveillance photos of two suspects in a robbery at an Avondale Circle K, and investigators are hoping somebody will recognize them. (Source: Avondale Police Department)
The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin build. He has short dark hair and a mustache and was wearing a gray jacket and gray pants. (Source: Avondale Police Department) The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin build. He has short dark hair and a mustache and was wearing a gray jacket and gray pants. (Source: Avondale Police Department)
The other suspect is also a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, but he has a heavier build, a full beard and a mustache that looks like its closely cropped.(Source: Avondale Police Department) The other suspect is also a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, but he has a heavier build, a full beard and a mustache that looks like its closely cropped.(Source: Avondale Police Department)
The pair left the scene in a mid-2000s blue of black Chevy Tahoe with large chrome rims. (Source: Avondale Police Department) The pair left the scene in a mid-2000s blue of black Chevy Tahoe with large chrome rims. (Source: Avondale Police Department)
AVONDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Avondale Police Department has released surveillance photos of two suspects in a robbery at an Avondale Circle K, and investigators are hoping somebody will recognize them.

According to Officer Ray Emmett, the two walked into the Circle K at 1595 N. Avondale Blvd. just before 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 17, and made off with about 20 cartons of cigarettes.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin build. He has short dark hair and a mustache and was wearing a gray jacket and gray pants.

The other suspect is also a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, but he has a heavier build, a full beard and a mustache that looks like its closely cropped. He was wearing glasses with dark rims, a dark hoodie jacket, a red baseball cap, gray jeans and gray shoes.

The pair left the scene in a mid-2000s blue of black Chevy Tahoe with large chrome rims.

The Avondale Police Department not only released surveillance photos of the two suspects, but also a  shot of their Tahoe in the parking lot.

If you recognize either man, please call the Avondale Police Department at 623-333-7001. If you would prefer to remain anonymous, you can call Silent Witness at either 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 1-800-343-TIPS (8477). Spanish speakers may call 480-TESTIGO (837-8446). (Click or tap phone number to call from this story on your mobile device.)

Avondale is about 35 minutes west of Phoenix along Interstate 10.

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