Phoenix police looking for flasher in 2017 case

Feb 28, 2022, 10:30 AM

This article originally appeared July 17, 2017.

A man exposed himself to a teenage girl near 43rd Avenue and Thomas Road in Phoenix and threatened to shoot her.

“A 16-year old-girl was walking across the CVS parking lot and the suspect drove up to her in a white pickup truck,” Phoenix Police Detective Kim Neis said. “He exposed himself to her as he was sitting in the truck.”

It was Thursday, March 30, 2017, at about 8:45 a.m. The man in the truck told the girl he would shoot her if she didn’t walk closer to him.

“Luckily, she didn’t do that,” Neis said. “Instead, she ran away and told someone about it.”

The man was in an older model two-door pickup pulling a black landscaping-type trailer.

Read more about this case here.

Next, the same cameras that got pictures of a would-be criminal also foiled his attempted robbery.

“This was on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at about 7:30 at night,” Neis said.

A man walked into the QuikTrip at 67th Avenue and McDowell Road and told the clerk not to call police because he didn’t want to have to pull his gun. The clerk called another employee over and they told him he was on-camera.

That spooked him. He took off without any cash and drove away in a black Ford Expedition with shiny rims.

Read more about this case here.

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Phoenix police looking for flasher in 2017 case