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Tempe police working to identify a suspect responsible for Circle K robberies

Sixteen Circle K gas stations have been stolen from between Sept. 5 and Oct. 12 by the same person, police say.
Credit: Tempe Police Department
The suspect wearing a red hat with "SAVAGE" across the top.

TEMPE, Ariz. — Tempe police are working to identify a man who is suspected of robbing 16 Circle K stores between early September and mid-October. 

The suspect is a man between 25 and 30-years-old. He is between 5 feet, 9 inches and 6 feet tall with a medium build, police said. 

In some incidents, the suspect is seen wearing a red hat with the word "SAVAGE" across the top. In others, he can be seen wearing a black hat and sunglasses, police said. 

The suspect has robbed 16 Circle K stores between Sept. 5 and Oct. 12. He has walked behind store counters removing cigarettes and cash. He put the cigarettes into a khaki backpack with black trim, police said. 

The suspect has been seen leaving in a light-colored sedan. Police said it could be a late 90s model Lexus LS400. 

Any information on the identity of the suspect should be relayed to the Tempe Police Department at 480-350-8311. 

Credit: Tempe Police Department
Suspect wearing black hat and sunglasses.
Credit: Tempe Police Department
The backpack identified with the suspect in some robberies.