Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at the Arco am/pm service station located at 325 N Sandhill Boulevard Friday, March 27, 2015 at approximately 8:10 p.m.
The service station clerk was able to dial 911 once the armed suspect left the store. Officers quickly arrived on scene and contained the area. The Investigative Services Division responded and began a thorough investigation. Evidence was collected from the scene and multiple leads are currently being investigated.
The Mesquite Police Department is also seeking assistance from the community in identifying the suspect, as well as an alleged accomplice. The suspect is identified as a white male adult approximately 50 years old and 5-03 to 5-07 in height. The suspect had on an orange bandana, black sunglasses, orange long-sleeve jacket, blue jeans, and work boots. The suspect also brandished a black semi-automatic handgun. Surveillance photos of the suspect inside the service station are attached to this release.
The alleged accomplice is identified as a skinny white male adult wearing a white and blue striped polo shirt with a blue collar. He was balding in the front with long brown hair in the back and a bald spot on top of his head. Surveillance photos of the alleged accomplice are also attached to this release.
If you have any information regarding the suspect involved or his alleged accomplice in the armed robbery or any information which can assist the Mesquite Police Department with the investigation, please contact Detective Ron Richmond at 702-346-5262. You can also contact the Mesquite Police Department crime tip line at (702) 346-8826.