Tucson police nab highway robber

2013-06-13T08:45:00Z 2013-06-13T13:16:27Z Tucson police nab highway robberKimberly Matas Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
June 13, 2013 8:45 am  • 

A Tucson woman sought for highway robbery has been arrested.

Cynthia Morgan, 44, was arrested Thursday, two days after police released a surveillance photo of her using a stolen credit card at a gas station. Someone recognized Morgan from the photo and called in an anonymous tip to 88-CRIME, providing police with her identity, Sgt. Chris Widmer, spokesman for the Tucson Police Department, said in a news release.

Morgan was picked up on the south side and booked into the Pima County jail. she is facing one count each of forgery and fraudulent use of a credit card.

The original highway robbery investigation is ongoing, Widmer said.

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