On April 19, 2016, at about 4:00 p.m. the black male suspect captured in this video entered the Metro PCS store at 3106 E. Illinois Avenue armed with a handgun and jumped over the counter. The suspect escorted the employees to the rear of the store and forced them to place several cell phones into a box. The suspect escorted the employees back to the sales counter and demanded cash from the register. Witnesses then observed the suspect flee in a silver Buick LeSabre or Regal.
The suspect is described as a black male, 30 years old, 6’ 3” tall, weighing 190 pounds, wearing a red T-shirt, jeans, red and white tennis shoes, a black mask, and a white sock on his right hand. He was armed with a silver semi-automatic handgun with black grips.
Anyone who recognized this suspect or has information on this robbery is asked to call Detective Stokes at (214) 671-3444. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477).