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OVPD needs help identifying armed robber

November 7, 2016

On November 5, 2016 at approximately 10 p.m., Oro Valley Police Department’s (OVPD) patrol responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred at the Giant station on Oracle and Magee.  The suspect went into the store and paid cash for a small amount for gas.  He then departed the gas pump area, returned a few minutes later and asked to use the restroom.  The suspect goes to the restroom to put on a bandana or ski mask of some type, rushes towards the clerk with a black handgun pointed at her and demanding money.  The suspect left the store heading southbound.  OVPD patrol searched the area; however, they did not locate the suspect. 

OVPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect who is described as a either a Hispanic or Caucasian male, approximately 5’09” 150 lbs., under 30 years-of age wearing black denim shorts and white tennis shoes with black laces.  The suspect was described as have scarring on his face. Below is the surveillance video of the incident. Please contact 88-CRIME, 911 or 520-229-4900 with any information.