Update: Sandy City Police arrest armed robbery suspect

Sandy City Police asked for the public's help identifying a distinctively tattooed suspect wanted for armed robbery. Photo: Sandy City Police Department

SANDY, Utah, Dec. 7, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Sandy City Police Department confirmed Tuesday evening that a suspect wanted for the armed robbery of the Sandy Stop gas station has been taken into custody.

Sandy PD spokesman Sgt. Clayton Swensen confirmed the news to Gephardt Daily and said the suspect had been apprehended by the crime suppression unit.

Initial reports indicate the man was located in the area of 3100 S. 5600 West in West Valley City.

A tweet from Sandy PD said: “ARRESTED!!! Shortly after we asked for help identifying this armed robber, the tips started rolling in! Our crime suppression unit located Kristopher Williams (21) in West Valley and was taken into custody. Williams was booked into jail on an aggravated robbery (F1) warrant.”

“On 11/25/21 a male robbed the Sandy Stop gas station at gunpoint,” a previous police statement said.

“The suspect had multiple distinguishable hand tattoos,” said the statement, providing photos.

The statement asked anyone who had information about the suspect to call Sandy PD.

Sandy City Police asked for the public’s help identifying a distinctively tattooed suspect wanted for armed robbery. Photo: Sandy City Police Department

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