Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
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Press Release

Robber Implies Gun

Sent on 9/22/2016 2:19:55 PM

On September 3, 2016, at approximately 3:00 p.m., San Xavier District deputies responded to the Safeway located at 2940 West Valencia Road for a report of a robbery. When deputies arrived, they learned Safeway loss prevention tried to stop a man who left without paying for merchandise. While attempting to detain the suspect, he became physically confrontational and threatened loss prevention by yelling he had a gun. Robbery/Assault detectives were assigned the case and are asking for the public’s assistance with his identification. The suspect is described as: • Hispanic, in his 20’s • 5’11” tall, medium build • Last seen wearing a gray U of A shirt and jeans • Possibly associated with a white 4-door sedan Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 9-1-1. You can also submit an anonymous tip, with the potential for a reward, by text, email, or phone, to 88-CRIME.


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