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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Media Release: Arrest Update -(Sprint Store Armed Robbery)


Colonel Jeffrey W. Faries, Chief of Police


Armed Robbery

**Arrest Update**

Update: One arrest made regarding this incident; detectives continue to work to identify the second individual involved in this crime.

On January 7, 2019 at approximately 2:15 pm, suspect one entered the Sprint Wireless Store located at 1160 Temple Avenue. Suspect one produced a handgun and ordered the two store employees to the back of the business. Once at the back of the store, suspect one opened the back door and suspect two came inside. The two suspects then began to steal a large number of cell phones as well as cash from the register. While the crime was in progress, a customer entered the store. Suspect one directed one of the sales persons to assist the customer. The customer was assisted by the employee while both suspects and the second store employee remained in the back of the store. The customer then left the store unharmed and unaware that a robbery was taking place. Both suspects then exited the store through the rear door where they got into a late model, black, four door Lexus and left the area in an unknown direction. The suspects are described as two black males in their early 20's. Suspect one was wearing a dark hoodie, dark pants and a black mask. Suspect two is described as a black male wearing a long dark coat, possibly a pea coat, and a mask. (Click Here for Full Release) (Update)

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Colonial Heights Police Department at (804)520-9300 (option #7) or you can call the Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at (804)-748-0660.

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