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Man holds Metro PCS employees, customer at gunpoint in Phoenix

Man holds Metro PCS employees, customer at gunpoint in Phoenix
Posted at 7:32 AM, Nov 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-04 22:21:47-04

Silent Witness and the Phoenix Police Department are searching for a man accused of holding a north Phoenix cell phone store employees and customer at gunpoint in September. 

According to Silent Witness, on September 11, a man entered the Metro PCS near Bell and Cave Creek roads just before noon. 

Police say the suspect pretended to need help with his cell phone before pulling out a handgun from his waistband. 

The suspect then reportedly ordered the employees, and a customer to the back of the store demanded the safe be opened.

After the employees told the suspect that they did not have access to the safe, he demanded cash from the registers.

The employees complied with his demands and he then fled the store, heading westbound on Bell Road.

Authorities describe this suspect as 24-years-old, 6 feet tall, weighing 165 pounds, and having black hair.

He was last seen wearing a royal blue long sleeve shirt, with jeans, black shoes, and a baseball hat.

If you have any information on the identity of this man, you are asked to call 480-WITNESS, you can remain anonymous.