On September 12, at about 10:30 p.m., Foothills District deputies responded to the Circle K, located at 3712 West Cortaro Farms Road, in response to a strong-armed robbery.

Deputies learned an unidentified male entered the store, went behind the counter, and took numerous cartons of cigarettes.

The deputies were told the suspect implied he had a weapon and told the employee he would be fine if he did not do anything. The suspect never displayed a weapon, however the Circle K employee assumed he was armed. While behind the counter, the suspect filled two trash bags with cartons of cigarettes and left the store. The Circle K employee was not injured.

The Sheriff’s Department Night Detective Unit responded and took over the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call 9-1-1 or 88 CRIME.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.