Man arrested after hiding in bush while police searched for armed robbery suspect

Posted at 6:25 PM, Sep 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-09 01:58:10-04

Police arrested a man who was hiding in a bush while they were looking for an armed robbery suspect near 36th Street and McDowell Road. 

According to the Phoenix Police Department, officers were in the neighborhood looking for a suspect who had robbed a dollar store. While they were investigating, they found a man who was hiding in the bush. 

A police canine was sent in to help retrieve the man. It was later discovered the man who was hiding in the bush was not the armed robbery suspect, however he was hiding from police because he had a warrant out for his arrest. 

Police were able to locate the armed robbery suspect in the nearby area.