Maricopa Police looking for man who kicked teen

Maricopa Police officers are looking for this man who may have kicked a teen in the face during an argument in January.

MARICOPA — The Maricopa Police Department is looking for a man who kicked a teenager in the face during an argument.

At 11:50 p.m. on Jan. 8, a man in his mid-30s and a 17-year-old male got into an argument at a Circle K in the 18100 block of North John Wayne Parkway, according to a Maricopa Police Department Facebook post. The argument continued outside after the two left the store.

When the teen leaned over to draw an imaginary line in the sand, the man kicked the teen in the face, knocking him over backwards and unconscious. The man then drove away in white minivan.

Anyone with information should contact the Maricopa Police Department at 568-3673.


Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa is a reporter covering the city of Casa Grande and the surrounding area, as well as Central Arizona College. She can be reached at