The suspect is described as male, 5'10" to 5'11" tall, 150 lbs., wearing a mask, sunglasses, Cincinnati Reds baseball hat, black basketball shorts, black shoes and a long-sleeved black shirt.
Case Number 20162420255
On August 29 at 9:23am, the suspect, carrying a butcher knife, entered the Verizon Wireless store at 4545 E McKellips and pointed the knife at the victim. Suspect told the victim to open the safe. Suspect took money and several cell phones, asked the victim which phone had the tracker and left that phone in the safe. The suspect put the money and phones in a pillow case and left the store on foot.
This suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5'6" - 5'8" tall, 160 lbs. mid 20s, wearing a dark bandana, sunglasses, Washington Nationals baseball hat, white button up long-sleeved shirt, dark jeans and white latex gloves.
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