Suspect arrested, accused of attacking Glendale Circle K employee, stealing alcohol

Glendale Police say a man who was caught on camera robbing a Circle K and assaulting an employee has been arrested.

The attack happened at a location near 59th Avenue and Bethany Home Road on Dec. 18.

Police say the suspect tried to buy alcohol after hours, and when the clerk told him to leave, he choked out the victim multiple times.

The employee reportedly suffered broken bones from the attack.

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Salvador Gonzalez Duenas (Glendale PD)

The suspect then went to the cooler to get some alcohol and left the store without paying for it. He fled the scene in a silver four-door Mercedes-Benz.

Police say a tip led to the arrest of 26-year-old Salvador Gonzalez Duenas near 63rd and Maryland Avenues on March 30.

Duenas was booked into jail and is accused of aggravated assault, burglary, and robbery.

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