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PD: Transit employee robbed at gunpoint in Tempe

Posted at 4:19 AM, Jul 19, 2016

Officials are looking for the suspects who robbed a man in Tempe on Tuesday morning.

Tempe police said the victim was riding his bike near Priest Drive and Rio Salado Parkway when the two Hispanic men in their 20s robbed him at gunpoint.

According to police, the victim was pistol whipped. One of the suspects also fired two shots, but no one was hit by the gunfire.

The suspects left the area in a gray four-door vehicle with the victim’s backpack.

Police said the victim was a transit employee on his way home from work.