Police searching for clerk stabbing suspect - Tucson News Now

Police searching for clerk stabbing suspect

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Police are searching for a suspect allegedly responsible for the stabbing death of a clerk at an AM/PM in the 7600 block of E. Tanque Verde Road.

According to the Tucson Police Department, the victim was discovered with stab wounds at the store just after 1 a.m. on May 17. He was transported to a local hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.

Erick Bridges, 22, has been identified as the victim. Next of kin has been notified.

Upon further investigation, homicide unit detectives determined that the suspect and the clerk were involved in a short confrontation before the victim was supposedly stabbed with an unknown object.

According to police, the suspect then fled the scene. A customer found the clerk and called 911.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian or Hispanic male in his early twenties. He is between 5'7" and 5'8" tall with a thin build.

Detectives have recovered a grey hooded sweatshirt and a dark colored backpack believed to belong to the suspect.

The Tucson Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect.

Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

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