Silent Witness Crime of the Week – Armed Robbery / Family Dollar / 5656 N. 27th Ave. and 2550 W. Van Buren St., Phoenix

Date: March 21, 2019
Case #: 2019-2985
Reward Up to $1,000
5656 N. 27th Ave. and 2550 W. Van Buren St., Phoenix

On Thursday, March 21, 2019, the suspects entered a Family Dollar Store and approached an employee.
Suspect #1 then used a hammer to threaten the employee while demanding cash and cigarettes. The suspects
obtained cash and cigarettes and fled the area. Several hours later Suspect #1 entered another Family Dollar
Store and walked up to the employee at the register. The suspect threatened to hit the employee if they did
not hand over money from the register. A second employee then tells the suspect to leave and was able to
take the hammer away from the suspect. The suspect then fled the area on foot.

If you recognize the suspect or have information on the crime, call 480-WITNESS or go online, www.silentwitness.org to provide a tip. If the information is urgent or in progress, please call 911.If the tip information leads to an arrest or indictment in the case, you’re eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1,000.  Your identity remains anonymous even when getting paid, the reward.


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