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Surprise Police Department
Police Department
14250 W. Statler Plaza
Surprise, Arizona 85374
Office 623.222.4000
Fax 623.222.4008
www.surpriseaz.gov/police
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For Immediate Release
             

Police seek assistance in identifying armed robbery suspect

Surprise, AZ April 11, 2015) Today, at approximately 6:30 am, Surprise Police responded to call of an armed robbery at a "Chevron" store located at 12229 West Bell Road in Surprise. 

During the attempted robbery, the suspect, described as approximately 5’10” and wearing all black, brandished a hunting knife and demanded cash from the clerk. The suspect, who left the store without receiving any cash, fled on foot and was last seen running southbound away from the store.

Police searched the surrounding area but the suspect was not located. The suspect's physical and clothing description matches the description of a suspect who has possibly robbed this same location at least 5 other times; the first reported robbery occurring in November, 2014.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Surprise Police at (623) 222-4126, or to remain anonymous call Silent Witness at (480)WITNESS or (480)TESTIGO for Spanish.