Man robs convenience store for beer

Man robs convenience store for beer

CREATED Aug 31, 2012

Web Producer: Jackie Kent

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A 30-pack of beer was taken at gunpoint from a local convenience store.

According to Deputy Tom Peine with the Pima County Sheriff's Department, a gunman took a 30-pack of beer from the Quikmart at 4611 N. Flowing Wells Road just after 11:30 p.m. on August 6.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department Foothills District responded to
the incident.

The store clerk said the gunman was about to leave the Quikmart without paying for the beer. When the store clerk confronted the man, he retrieved a two-tone revolver with a long barrel and threatened to shoot the clerk.

The gunman fled the scene on foot, heading northbound. No one was hurt in the robbery.

The man was described as a six-foot tall Caucasian male wearing a tan shirt and blue jeans. He had short hair and was between 20 and 30-years-old.

Anyone with information regarding the robber is asked to call 9-1-1 or 88-CRIME.