Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

Press Release

Safeway Armed Robbery

Sent on 6/25/2018 9:04:41 AM

On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at approximately 1415 hrs., deputies responded to the Safeway located at 7110 N. Oracle Rd. for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, deputies learned, a black male entered the Safeway, walked over to the liquor section and put two bottles of liquor into his front pockets. The suspect left the store on foot and was confronted by a loss prevention officer who later advised he was threatened by the suspect, who stated, “call the cops, I have a pistol, and if you don’t back off I’ll use it!” He was last seen leaving the area on foot westbound. The suspect is described as: • A black male, • Approximately 5’6”, 130/140lbs., black hair, brown eyes • Last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue denim shorts and grey tennis shoes Robbery/Assault Unit detectives have taken over the investigation and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in this case. 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

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