On August 23 at 12:38pm, the suspect entered the Econolodge Inn & Suites at 951 W Main Street, jumped the counter, displayed a knife and demanded money from the front desk clerk. The suspect was given a known amount of U.S. current, then ran on foot.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 25-30 years old, 5'7" to 5'8" tall, slim build, black hair. He was wearing a white plastic construction hat, blue bandana covering his face, a plaid long-sleeved shirt, orange traffic vest and dark colored pants.
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- Use our online form found here – (https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtipforms/webform.aspx?id=51&AgencyID=836.) Please fill in the case number in the Case Number
field under Incident Information -- 20162360397.
- Text information to 274-637 (CRIMES). Begin your message with MESAPD.
- Call our non-emergency number at 480-644-2211 and select option 2.