Police: Man sought in armed robbery of Phoenix check-cashing store

PHOENIX: - Authorities are hoping to identify a man who robbed a check-cashing store in Phoenix in July, according to police.

Sgt. Derek Elmore with Silent Witness said the suspect entered a PLS check cashing store around 8:30 p.m. on July 30 and demanded money from the employees.

Elmore said the man pointed a handgun at a female and a 5-year-old child while demanding money from employees.

The suspect then fired two rounds into the ceiling and left the store without any money, according to the release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-948-6377). A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest or indictment.

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