Sheriff’s office hopes photos, sketch will help ID San Tan Valley armed robbery suspect

Investigators from the Pinal County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help to identify this man, who may be the person responsible for the Feb. 14, 2016, armed robbery of a roadside vendor along Hunt Highway in San Tan Valley. (Courtesy of PCSO)

Investigators from the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help to identify this man, who may be the person responsible for the Feb. 14, 2016, armed robbery of a roadside vendor along Hunt Highway in San Tan Valley. (Courtesy of PCSO)

 

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s help in identifying the person investigators believe is responsible for the Feb. 14, 2016, armed robbery of a roadside vendor along Hunt Highway in San Tan Valley, according to a press release, and investigators hope a set of photos and a sketch will help identify the suspect.

According to a press release at the time of the incident, a 62-year-old woman had called the sheriff’s office shortly after 6 p.m. Feb. 14 to report she had been robbed and that the suspect had set a car on fire near Hunt Highway and Thompson Road.

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Several witnesses reported seeing the suspect pour gasoline on a black sedan and set it on fire, according to the earlier release. When deputies arrived, they discovered the woman who called was a roadside vendor who had her vehicle stolen at gunpoint. The stolen vehicle is a Hyundai Santa Fe with Texas license plates; it has not yet been located.

 

Investigators from the Pinal County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help to identify this man, who may be the person responsible for the Feb. 14, 2016, armed robbery of a roadside vendor along Hunt Highway in San Tan Valley. (Courtesy of PCSO)

Investigators from the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help to identify this man, who may be the person responsible for the Feb. 14, 2016, armed robbery of a roadside vendor along Hunt Highway in San Tan Valley. (Courtesy of PCSO)

 

“The attached composite sketch and surveillance photos are of a person we believe to be responsible for these crimes,” Mark Clark, sheriff’s office spokesman, said in a press release issued March 30. “If you recognize this person or have any information that would lead to the identification or arrest of the suspect in this case, contact the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office at 520-866-5111, or you can provide your anonymous tip to Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or text SILENT plus your message to 274637.”

 

Investigators from the Pinal County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help to identify this man, who may be the person responsible for the Feb. 14, 2016, armed robbery of a roadside vendor along Hunt Highway in San Tan Valley. (Courtesy of PCSO)

Investigators from the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help to identify this man, who may be the person responsible for the Feb. 14, 2016, armed robbery of a roadside vendor along Hunt Highway in San Tan Valley. (Courtesy of PCSO)

 

 

 

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