TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Pima County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help locating three suspects in the robbery of a Quik Mart on the west side.
The three suspects are described as teens from 15 to 17 years of age, all 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9 with slender builds. Two are Hispanic, one with black bowl cut hair and brown eyes, the third is white with brown hair.
The first suspect was wearing a dark t-shirt and tan khaki shorts, the second was wearing a dark colored t-shirt, dark colored jeans, a backpack with red straps, and a tan baseball cap with brown writing; the third was wearing a dark colored t-shirt, dark colored pants, and a black baseball cap with white print.
According to PCSD, the three males entered the Quik Mart at 900 West Roger Road on Sunday, July 8 at 5 p.m. and asked for courtesy cups and began filling them with soda. When the suspects were approached by a clerk, one of the suspects went to the cooler and removed nine containers of beer. The three suspects then left the store.
One of the clerks followed the suspects out of the store he was met by the suspect with the backpack, who according to PCSD pointed what appeared to be a small gun at the clerk.
The three suspects then fled eastbound on Roger Road.
Robbery/Assault Unit Detectives are continuing the investigation and are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911. Those who want to remain anonymous can submit their tip via text, phone, or by going to 88CRIME.org.