Yuma, Arizona - Today, at approximately 8:35 a.m., officers responded to the Chevron located at 500 E. 32nd Street in reference to an armed robbery.
An unknown male subject took a Ford F350 after threatening the driver with a hand gun. The suspect fled the scene to Country Club drive where he abandoned the vehicle and got into a gray or silver Toyota sport like vehicle with a spoiler and a temporary license plate. The vehicle then fled north bound on Arizona Avenue.
An off duty Border Patrol agent was at the Chevron when the armed robbery occurred and attempted to apprehend the suspect while at the Chevron and on Country Club Drive. Shots were fired between the suspect and the Agent. The Agent is uninjured, it is unknown if the suspect was injured.
The suspect is only described as a male. We have no further description at this time.
The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to please call the Yuma Police Department at (928) 373-4700 or Sergeant Freedman at (928) 373-4749 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous. Remember if your information leads to an arrest you may receive up to a $1,000 cash reward.