PHOENIX - The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help identifying a man who rammed a deputy's vehicle in a West Valley gas station parking lot last week.
The incident took place in the parking lot of a QuikTrip on Olive Avenue east of El Mirage Road in Youngtown on May 17, MCSO said in a bulletin on Wednesday.
A deputy was in the patrol vehicle when it was rammed. The suspect then hit two other vehicles before driving off.
The suspect was described as a man in his 20s with a thin build and medium-length hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt during the incident based on surveillance footage from inside the store.
MCSO is asking the public's help on identifying this suspect involved in a deputy assault and collision that occurred on May 17, 2022, in Youngtown, Arizona. Anyone with information is asked to contact MCSO at 602-876-1011. Please reference report # IR 22-012770. pic.twitter.com/QHnqJx9sUb
— Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (@mcsoaz) June 22, 2022
The suspect's abandoned vehicle was located about 2 miles away in a dirt lot near El Mirage Road and Peoria Avenue.
Anybody with information about the case was asked to call MCSO at 602-876-1011 and reference report #IR 22-012770.