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Convenience store robber turns himself in

Posted at 9:31 PM, Aug 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-10 00:34:51-04

Tucson police say that 35-year-old Peter Dilyou who is suspected of robbing a Circle K and assaulting the clerk turned himself into police Tuesday evening.

Police say Dilyou robbed a Circle K at 1675 N. Wilmot Road at 2:15 a.m. July 22.

The clerk recognized the man as a past shoplifter and approached him. The suspect assaulted the clerk, who tried to get away and suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Through various tips and evidence police identified Dilyou as a suspect and obtained an arrest warrant for him.