Police seek suspect in Yuma robbery

Posted at 2:52 PM, Sep 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-14 17:52:33-04

The Yuma Police Department responded to a robbery early Monday morning and are currently seeking the suspect. 

Around 2:15 a.m. an unknown male entered the Circle K at 8th Avenue and 24th Street, and allegedly pointed a handgun at the clerk, Yuma police said. 

Police reported that the Hispanic male left with an undisclosed amount of money. He is believed to be about 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing about 150 pounds.

He has been described as having a stalky build with brown eyes, and was wearing a white t-shirt with a dark-sleeved shirt underneath, plaid shorts, a black hat, white tennis shoes and a black and white bandana over his face, police said. 

The Yuma Police Department is encouraging anyone with information regarding this robbery to call 928-373-4700 or 928-373-4702. To remain anonymous, call 928-782-7463.

If information leads to an arrest, the police say up to $1,000 may be rewarded.