South Tucson police looking for machete-wielding robbery suspects

Updated: Dec. 3, 2016 at 3:24 PM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - South Tucson police responded to an armed robbery at the Circle K store on S. Sixth Avenue early Saturday morning, Dec. 3.

Police said two suspects, a man and a woman, broke into the locked front doors just after 3 a.m. by breaking through the glass using a machete. The male suspect threatened to kill the clerk inside the store with the machete if he did not open the cash register, according to police.

The male suspect took $35 dollars and a few packs of cigarettes while the woman stole a 30 pack of Budweiser, police said. The suspects fled the scene on foot and South Tucson police are asking for your help finding them.

South Tucson police describe the man as Native American/Hispanic about 5'6" tall, about 190 pounds with olive complexion. He was last seen wearing a red bandana, a Chicago Bulls jacket and a baseball cap.

Police describe the woman as Native American/Hispanic about 5'6" tall and about 195 pounds. She has long blonde hair and was last seen wearing a black bandana with a gray sweatshirt and black baseball cap.

If you have any information about the suspects you are asked to call police or report tips anonymously through 88-CRIME.

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