Peoria IHOP robbery: Suspect sought in IHOP robbery

PEORIA, AZ - Peoria police are asking for the public's help in locating a suspect who robbed a local IHOP by providing a note and flashing a gun.

Amanda Jacinto of the Peoria Police Department said an armed man presented a note and a gun to an employee and demanded money at an International House of Pancakes restaurant near 107th and Olive Avenues on Friday, May 24 in Peoria, Ariz.

The suspect originally said he was going to place a to-go order and then proceeded to hand an employee a note that said he was demanding money and then flashed a gun, said Jacinto.

The suspect received an unknown amount of money and fled the scene to a nearby neighborhood, said police.

Based on surveillance video, the suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male in his late teens to mid-twenties and has a medium build. Police said he may have a tattoo on both calves and appeared to wear prescription glasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call Peoria Police has 623-773-7045.


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