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Police offer reward in search for serial robber

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Posted at 12:51 PM, Nov 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-06 18:52:22-05

SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake City police hope the offer of a $500 reward will lead them to the man believed responsible for at least nine convenience store robberies over the past month.

"There's got to be someone out there who has information on who this person is, who maybe knows him personally and is aware of some of the dealings that's he's been involved in," said Detective Richard Chipping, SLCPD. "We ask that they just come forward and talk to us. They can talk to us anonymously if they prefer, but any information on this type of situation would be helpful."slc-serial-robbery-suspect

Police described the suspect as a white male weighing approximately 150 pounds, around 5 feet 8 inches to  5 feet 10 inches tall. He has been seen walking away from the robberies, but police said he may also be getting into a vehicle.

According to a press release from SLCPD, the suspect initially left his face uncovered, but has since started using a black covering over his face to conceal his identity. Detectives also said the suspect appeared to have brandished a handgun during some of the robberies.

The suspect has been linked to the following robberies:

10/2/14
7-Eleven 1692 W. North Temple
10:49 p.m.

10/7/14
Maverik 676 N. Redwood
6:54 a.m.

10/9/14
7-Eleven 1353 W. Indiana Ave.
2:37 a.m.

10/10/14
Maverik 2700 S. 2000 E.
12:18 a.m.

10/18/14
7-Eleven 1609 S. 1100 E.
12:51 a.m.

10/21/14
7-Eleven 114 W. 1300 S.
1:49 a.m.

10/26/14
Shell 502 E. 2100 S.
2:53 a.m.

10/27/14
7-Eleven 1157 W. California Ave.
12:06 a.m.

11/2/14
7-Eleven 111 W. 800 S.
5:08 a.m.

Anyone with information on any of these robberies is asked to call the Salt Lake City Police Department at (801) 799-3000 or text the keyword TIPSLCPD plus any relevant information to 274637.