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Armed robbery takes place at Loan Max on 4th Ave. in Yuma

Yuma Police Department says the incident took place at 11:53 Saturday morning, and that the suspect got away with cash and a vehicle, 13 On Your Side's Luis Lopez reports

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - An armed robbery took place today at Loan Max on 4th Ave. Yuma Police Department says that the robbery happened at 11:53 a.m. Saturday morning.

YPD's initial investigation reveals that an unknown male suspect entered the store. He then approached the counter, showed a weapon, and demanded for money and car keys. The suspect then took the employee’s car keys, and left the scene in the employee’s car, which is a silver Nissan Altima.

The car was later found by YPD, unoccupied and close to the scene. The suspect is being described as 5 feet and 6 to 7 inches tall.

He was seen wearing a gray hoodie, blue jeans, a face mask, and sunglasses during the robbery.

Thankfully, no one was hurt during the robbery. The case is still under investigation.

Anyone with more info is asked to call YPD at 928-373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463.

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Luis Lopez

Luis Lopez is a MMJ covering both news and sports for both CBS 13 and NBC 11. Working his first professional newsroom job, Luis is a 2021 graduate of San Diego State University, where he majored in Journalism.

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Arlette Yousif

Arlette Yousif joined KYMA in November 2020 as a Multi Media Journalist. She holds a BA in Journalism with a minor in Film.

You can reach out to Arlette for at arlette.yousif@kecytv.com.

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