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Tempe police looking for man who robbed Alamo Drafthouse, stole car

(Tempe Police Photo)

PHOENIX — Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a Tempe movie theater and stole an employee’s car earlier this month.

The suspect entered the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema near Baseline and Rural roads on Oct. 12 and brandished a black handgun at an employee, according to police.

Police said he demanded money from the cash register then stole the employee’s car, a 1997 Pontiac Bonneville with Arizona plate CNE5760.

The suspect is described as a 50-year-old man with salt-and-pepper hair. He is about 5 feet, 6 inches tall and 200 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a white hat, gray long-sleeved shirt and tan cargo shorts.

Police said he is considered armed and dangerous and should not be contacted if seen.

Anyone with information on the incident was asked to call 480-350-8311.

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