Mesa Police Seek Assistance Identifying Robbers

April 21, 2008

The Mesa Police Department is seeking public assistance to identify two robbers who entered East Valley Auto Title located at 1017 South Gilbert Road in Mesa.

On Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at approximately 11:35 a.m., two armed Hispanic males entered the auto title business and ordered the employees to the ground. The male suspects demanded title stock, which consists of forms where auto titles are printed on. The owner of the business directed the male suspects to the title stock. The males grabbed the stock and left out the front business door, leaving in a dark blue 2001 Chevy Quad Cab truck, bearing a license plate from Ontario, Canada.

The two suspects are described as follows. Anyone with information is urged to call the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (480-948-6377).


Suspect #1
A Hispanic male appearing to be between 10-21 years of age, 5' 6" tall, 160 pounds with short cropped hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt, baggy jeans and armed with a black handgun.
drawing of armed robbery suspect
Suspect #2
A Hispanic male, 5' 7" tall, weighing approximately 180 pounds with short dark hair. He was wearing dark baggy pants, beige/black plaid shirt and armed with a sledge hammer. The male also had a tattoo on his neck.
drawing of armed robbery suspect



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Mesa, AZ 85211

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