DETROIT, MI – Detroit Police have turned to the public in hopes of generating leads that end in the arrest of those involved in an armed robbery of a cell phone store on W. Vernor Ave.
The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying two suspects wanted in connection to an armed robbery that occurred on the city’s southwest side.
On Saturday, October 24, 2020 at approximately 6:20 p.m., at the Cricket Mobile Store located in the 7600 block of W. Vernor (Green Light Location) the two suspects entered the store and acted as though they were going to buy merchandise. Suspects then ordered an employee to go to the back of the store and open the safe. Suspects stole cell phones from the safe, an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency from the cash register and the employee’s personal property, then escaped in a white early 2000’s Pontiac Grand AM. No injuries were reported.
Suspect # 1 is described as a black male, dark complexion, 6’0”, last seen wearing a blue surgical mask, dark glasses, a red/blue hooded sweater and camouflage pants, armed.
Suspect # 2 described as a black male, dark complexion, 5’9” – 5’11”, slim, last seen wearing a black hooded sweater with a white stripe, armed.
If anyone recognizes these suspects, or have any information pertaining to this crime, they are asked to contact Detroit Police Department’s Fourth Precinct at 313-596-5440, or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.