Suspect sought after attacking woman for jewelry

PHOENIX - A strong-armed robbery suspect is still being sought after an incident with a woman in her 60s on June 2 in Phoenix.

According to Silent Witness, the woman was approached by a man as she was leaving the Chevron store near 51st and Southern avenues.

The suspect reportedly ripped three gold necklaces from the woman's neck, causing her to fall and break her arm.

Two of the three necklaces were taken by the suspect, who took off in a grey Dodge Charger going eastbound on Southern Avenue.

The suspect is described as a black male between 17 and 22 years old. The suspect is around 6 feet tall, 170 pounds and has brown eyes and black curly hair.

He was last seen wearing an orange baseball cap, no shirt, orange boxers and colorful beach shorts, Silent Witness says.

Silent Witness is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information.

Contact 480-WITNESS or silentwitness.org if you have any information regarding the incident.

 

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