Sheriff J. Adam Shepherd would like to release the following information regarding an assault and subsequent burglary of an elderly woman on Hunt Ave in the Central heights area outside of Globe Arizona.

On July 22, 2017, at approximately 2:53 a.m., the Gila County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an assault and burglary in the area of Hunt Ave in Central Heights. The 82 year old victim was washing dishes at the time when she was assaulted inside her home by an unknown suspect. The suspect was reportedly a stocky male wearing a white ski mask with no other description available.

This is an active investigation and more information may be released as it becomes available. If anyone has information regarding this assault and burglary please contact Detective Keith Charles at the Gila County Sheriff’s Office at 928-402-4211 or remain completely anonymous and contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME (1-800-782-7463)

Sheriff Shepherd would like to thank the Tri-City Fire Department for their coordinated response.   back...