Reward offered to catch cell phone store robbers

Armed robbers force T- Mobile Store workers to ground, 35 cells phones stolen


DETROIT – Crime Stoppers is offering a reward to catch the two suspects who recently robbed the T- Mobile Store on East Jefferson near McDougal Street.

On September 12, the store was robbed at 10 a.m. by two male suspects.

Suspect #1 was armed with a nickel plated revolver and he ordered employees to the rear of the store and forced the manager to open the cage with all the cell phones. The suspects gathered all the cell phones while the employees were face down on the ground. During the robbery the suspect told employees to "keep looking down and you will not get shot."

He was described as a black male, around 25-years-old, 5-foot-8, 160 pounds and he had a dark brown complexion and medium build. He wore a red bandana, baseball cap, brown leather jacket, green cargo pants, black boots and gloves.

The second suspect is also a black male, 25-years-old, 5-foor-9, 250 pounds and had a dark brown complexion and large build. He was wearing a gray NY baseball cap, green oversize shirt, green pants, timberland boots and a black bandana on his face.

No employees or customers were hurt during the robbery.  The suspects got away with 35 cell phones.

Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone who has information regarding the crime should call Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP or 1-800-773-2587.

All calls and cash rewards are completely anonymous.