Robbery suspect sought by police

CREATED Jul 15, 2011

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Web Producer: Marissa Pasquet

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – Tucson police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a male suspected of several armed robberies in the Tucson area.

Authorities say the suspect has struck nine times between June 22 - July 11, 2011. He targets small businesses that are within large strip malls, usually in the mid-afternoon, according to authorities.

Police say the suspect enters the business and presents a threatening demand note indicating he is armed. He then puts the money in a small bag that he brings with him and leaves.

Witnesses report the suspect displays a calm demeanor during the robbery. Authorities say weapons have been implied, but not seen.

Police are looking for a Hispanic male, between 20-30 years old, approximately 5'6" to 5'9," tall, wearing blue jeans, t-shirts, aviator-style sunglasses and a black fedora-type hat with a white stripe.

If you have any information on the identity or location of this suspect, you are urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.