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UPDATE: Police release photos of Tuesday serial robber

Posted at 10:25 PM, Aug 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-17 20:54:24-04

Police said a single suspect robbed three businesses near Spring Mountain Road and Rainbow Boulevard Tuesday.

The robberies occurred around 11:35 a.m. at Tropical Smoothie, 3565 S. Rainbow Boulevard, around 3:37 p.m. at CVS at 6100 W. Spring Mountain Road and again at CVS at 7:40 p.m.

There were also two attempted robberies around 8:21 p.m. at the same Tropical Smoothie and around 8:25 p.m. at a Subway, located at 6870 W. Spring Mountain Road.

The suspect enters the business, pulls out a handgun and demands money from the clerk. During the three robberies, the suspect obtained between $50 and $400.

Police described the suspect as a white man in his 30s, 6 feet tall, 200 pounds and with sandy hair who was wearing blue jeans, black boots and a black motorcycle jacket. He was on a black cruiser style motorcycle with an open face helmet.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.