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Jul 18, 2012 2:04 PM

Police seek suspect in series of bank robberies

TUCSON - Police believe a man responsible for two bank robberies since June 25 is the suspect in a third that happened on Tucson's east side Monday afternoon.

At about 3 p.m. on July 16, a suspect entered the Compass Bank inside the Albertson's at 6600 E. Grant Road, according to a news release from Tucson Police Department. He presented a note to the teller demanding money and threatening harm, then left with an undisclosed amount of money and changed clothes outside the nearby Target. He was spotted inside the Target with different clothes on, and then left the store in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, about 25-29 years of age, 5'07" tall, and 190 pounds, the news release states.

He is believed to be the same suspect from previous robberies at the Compass Bank at 6363 East 22nd
Street and the U.S. Bank inside the Safeway at 1940 East Broadway.

Anyone with information on the suspects' identity or whereabouts is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

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