Sent on 12/29/2016 9:01:18 AM
On Saturday, December 10, 2016, at approximately 4:50 a.m., Foothills District deputies responded to the Circle K located at 5801 North Oracle Road for a report of a theft. When deputies arrived, they learned a male suspect entered the store, went behind the counter, and took cigarettes off the shelf. The suspect placed the cigarettes into a bag and exited the store. On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, just before 4:00 a.m., Foothills District deputies responded to the Circle K located at 4395 North Romero Road for a report of a theft. When deputies arrived, they learned a male suspect entered the store carrying two duffel bags, went behind the counter, and loaded the bags with cigarettes before exiting the store. It is believed the same person is responsible for both thefts. He is described as: • Caucasian or Hispanic with dark hair • Wearing a black baseball cap, white and gray camouflaged hooded sweatshirt, pants, and gloves • His face was covered with either a bandana or paintball-style mask The Community Problems Unit has taken over the investigation and is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect from these two cases. Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1. You can also submit an anonymous tip, with the potential for a reward, by text, phone, or by going to 88-CRIME.org.