According to recent news reports, the city of Phoenix has been hit with numerous robberies in the area, for a very specific item, cigarettes. Police share that in South Phoenix, there have been over 14 different robberies between November 6 and December 10 at stores such as Walgreens and Circle K for cigarettes. This string of robberies has a very specific routine, and the police have named them the “Ninja Bandits” for their actions.
Each robbery is planned ahead, and the suspect will walk in and directly approach the cigarette case and start taking the packages, likely hoping that no one notices. However, there have been reports of some occurrences that they have used physical force in order to obtain their desired product according to different witnesses that have approach the law enforcement officials.
Police believe that there are two males involved in these acts, on man they believe to be between the ages of 20 to 30 and another male between 30 and 40 years old. At this point, the police have an idea of what the suspects look like as well as their getaway vehicle, and yet are still very uncertain as to who they are. Police state there is a reward for anyone who can offer information about the possible suspects.
Robbery in the state of Arizona is a serious offense, and if an individual is arrested and convicted of the charges, the penalties could be severe. In the event that you have been accused of being involved in any form of
theft crime it is imperative that you contact an experience
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