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Armed robbery suspect who hit Scottsdale Circle K arrested by detectives

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Within days of the Scottsdale Police Department releasing information on an armed robbery suspect, detectives were able to locate and arrest him. (Source: Scottsdale PD) Within days of the Scottsdale Police Department releasing information on an armed robbery suspect, detectives were able to locate and arrest him. (Source: Scottsdale PD)
Scottsdale police asked for the public's help in identifying Allds after he robbed a Circle K at 8140 E. Indian School Road. (Source: Scottsdale PD) Scottsdale police asked for the public's help in identifying Allds after he robbed a Circle K at 8140 E. Indian School Road. (Source: Scottsdale PD)
52-year-old John Allds was arrested. (Source: Scottsdale PD) 52-year-old John Allds was arrested. (Source: Scottsdale PD)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Within days of the Scottsdale Police Department releasing information on an armed robbery suspect, detectives were able to locate and arrest him.

Scottsdale police identified 52-year-old John Allds as the armed robbery suspect after receiving several tips within days of the news release.

[ORIGINAL STORY: Armed robber hits Scottsdale Circle K; police ask for help]

Allds was located and arrested by detectives for armed robbery. They were also able to recover the weapon and other evidence used in the incident.

Scottsdale police asked for the public's help in identifying Allds after he robbed a Circle K at 8140 E. Indian School Road.

Allds approached the clerk, produced a silver handgun and demanded money. The clerk gave him an undetermined amount of money and Allds took off in a gold Toyota Camry.

Sgt. Ben Hoster thanked the public for their help in producing tips to allow detectives to identify and locate the suspect so quickly.

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