On August 17 at 2:30 pm, the suspect walked out of the Safeway store, located at 3662 East Southern, with merchandise that was not paid for. When asked to stop by an employee, the suspect assaulted the employee and left. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 5' 8" tall, 160 lbs., with a small goatee and multiple tattoos. The suspect was wearing a blue polo shirt, blue jeans, black baseball cap with Metal Mulisha design and black sunglasses.
Please submit any information regarding the crime or identity of the suspect(s) through the “Submit a Tip” option at www.CrimeReports.com or text information to 274-637 (CRIMES). Begin your message with MESAPD. You can also call 480-644-2211 and select option 2.