VIDEO: Masked suspect uses machete during Phoenix robbery

Posted at 8:21 AM, Jul 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-31 07:29:20-04

Silent Witness and Phoenix police are asking for the public's help in identifying a masked man accused of using a machete to rob a Circle K. 

Authorities say just after 10 a.m. on June 26 a suspect wearing gloves and a blue bandana entered the store near 35th Avenue and Indian School Road wielding a machete. 

Police say the suspect threatened the clerk with the machete and demanded money from the cash registers. 

The suspect was seen leaving the area on foot after the clerk complied with his demands. 

Police say the suspect is described as Native American, in his mid-twenties to early-thirties, between 5'9" and 5'11", and weighing anywhere from 180 to 210 pounds. 

He is described as having a mustache, goatee and glasses. 

If you have any information on this incident, you are asked to call 480-WITNESS, you can remain anonymous.