Tempe Police Department
October 19, 2012
Tempe Police are asking for help from our community to identify and locate a bank robbery suspect.
On Thursday October 4, 2012 at approximately 5:36 p.m., the listed suspect (see attached photos) entered the U.S. Bank inside Safeway at 1515 E. Elliot Rod in Tempe. The suspect purchased an item in Safeway before entering the U.S. Bank branch.
The suspect was carrying a black, zippered folder; he gave a demand note along with a Safeway grocery bag to the teller, and displayed a silver/black handgun. The suspect fled with a known amount of cash.
This same suspect is believed to have committed a bank robbery at the Compass Bank located inside the Albertsons grocery store at 4060 W Ray Rd, Chandler on October 3.
Suspect Description (see attached photos)
>Appx 30 years old
>Appx 240 pounds
>Dark hair; clean shaven
>Maroon ASU hat, yellow ASU long-sleeve shirt
Tempe Detectives are working with partner law enforcement agencies to identify, locate and arrest this suspect. If you have information please call Tempe Police Department at 480-350-8311 or the FBI Tipline at 623-466-1999, or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-948-6377). You can go to http://www.silentwitness.org/ to submit a tip anonymously. A $1,000 reward is offered through partnership with Silent Witness for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspect. Thank you.