South Salt Lake police ask help identifying suspect in aggravated robbery

South Salt Lake police are looking for this suspect in a June robbery. Photo: SSLPD

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah, July 1, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — South Salt Lake police are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect in an aggravated robbery.

The robbery happened between 12:30 and 1 p.m. on June 18 of this year, a SSLPD statement says.

“The victim was sitting in a parked vehicle outside the China Town Shopping Center at 3390 S. State Street,” the police statement says.

“The male, in the attached photograph, asked the victim for gas money. When the victim declined, the suspect produced a knife and grabbed the victim’s wallet. The victim took a photograph of the suspect with his cell phone.”

The suspect is believed to be Hispanic, the statement says. He is heavy set, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, and has a bald head and full beard. He spoke Spanish to the victim, who had never seen the suspect before, the statement says.

The suspect was last seen driving a gray SUV or van. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the South Salt Lake Police Department at 801-840-4000.


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