Circle K armed robbery suspect confesses, is arrested - Tucson News Now

Circle K armed robbery suspect confesses, is arrested

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A convenience store armed robbery suspect has been arrested following an incident earlier this week.

Tobias James Horton, 21, has been identified as the suspect of an attempted armed robbery at a Circle K in the 5300 block of N. La Cholla Blvd. just after 4:30 p.m. on June 2.

According to a news release, the suspect approached the clerk with a gun and demanded money. The clerk complied and gave a physical description to police. Deputies began an immediate search and a man matching the physical description was arrested within minutes on the river walk near the Circle K.

The suspect was detained and later admitted to the robbery and was arrested.

Upon further investigation, it was discovered that he was carrying an air soft gun which was used in the attempted robbery.

He was booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Center and charged with one count of armed robbery.

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