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Robber pretends to be sick, gets away with cash

Posted at 9:50 AM, Jun 11, 2016

Police are looking for a man who pretended to be sick to rob a west Phoenix Subway restaurant. 

According to officials, a man entered a Subway store near 35th and Glendale avenues on May 18 around 6:45 p.m. He pretended to be sick and went into the bathroom. The man then ordered a sandwich and waited for the store to clear out. While at the register, the man demanded money while threatening the cashier. The store employee followed the man's order. 

Police describe the suspect as a man who is 28 years old, is about 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs about 180 pounds, has black hair, a beard and was wearing a black hat, a grey "Nike" shirt, dark shorts and red and white shoes. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Silent Witness at (480) WITNESS.