Police investigating Ahwatukee-area robberies; suspect sought

Posted at 10:05 AM, Jan 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-11 18:33:16-05

Have you seen him? Police are searching for the suspect responsible for a series of robberies in the Ahwatukee area. 

According to Phoenix Police Department, a suspect entered several businesses recently, showing a handgun while asking for money.  The robberies reportedly occurred near 51st Street and Warner Road and 48th Street and Chandler Boulevard. 

The suspect is described as an African-American man in his early 20s, 140 pounds and about 5 feet, 8 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie with a white zipper and strings, and black pants.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Phoenix police or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.