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Tue, July 16

Assault, robbery charges prompt search for Fort Mohave man

Rocky Tairit Perez

Rocky Tairit Perez

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating Rocky Tairit Perez, 23, of Fort Mohave.

Perez is wanted for felony kidnapping, aggravated assault, robbery and theft. Deputies warned the public not to approach or contact Perez.

Anyone with any information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Mohave County Sheriff's Office at (928) 753-0753 or Silent Witness at (928) 753-1234.

According to deputies, Perez was visiting a friend's house Tuesday morning in the 4400 block of South Lynda Circle in Fort Mohave. When his friend asked him to leave, Perez allegedly beat the 59-year-old man and took his driver's license, bank card, cash, car keys and cell phone.

Perez then threatened to beat the victim again unless he drove him to an ATM to withdraw more cash.

The victim said that Perez let him go after he drove Perez to a hotel in Bullhead City. Perez then allegedly threw the victim his car keys, driver's license and bank card.

Perez is a Hispanic male, 5-foot-7 and 148 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Perez is known to stay in Laughlin with relatives and frequent the casinos. He is currently on parole.


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