Circle K robbed; suspect in custody
A man is in custody in the armed robbery of a convenience store late Wednesday night, Yuma police said Friday.
According to a Yuma Police Department news release, officers responded at about 11:45 p.m. to a report of an armed robbery in the 1700 block of South 4th Avenue. The investigation revealed a male suspect entered the Circle K at 1798 S. 4th Ave., took items and demanded money while showing a weapon in his waist band, police said. The suspect then fled on foot.
Officers arrived on scene, YPD said, and later located the suspect, Johnathan Morales, 27. He was taken into custody and booked on multiple felony offenses.
There were no reported injuries.
YPD encourages anyone with any information about this case to call them at 928-373-4700, or 78-CRIME at 928-782-7463 to remain anonymous.