Man Sought in Wireless Phone Store Robberies

Officials say the suspect comes into the stores armed with a handgun and leaves with money, phones or both

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    San Diego County Crime Stoppers
    Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.

    Officials need the public's help identifity one man who is believed to have robbed five San Diego stores, getting away with cash and cell phones.

    San Diego police detectives released video and images Friday showing a suspect who they say targeted five stores in and around the city.

    Surveillance cameras captured the suspect who police say robbed a Cricket Wireless on University Avenue Feb. 22.

    SDPD believes the same man was involved in robberies at Some Guys Wireless on Adams Avenue, Boost Mobile on El Cajon Boulevard and the Metro PCS stores on Clairemont Mesa Boulevard and Dairy Mart Road.

    Officials say the suspect comes into the stores armed with a handgun and leaves with money, phones or both.

    According to the information released by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, this suspect may be involved in other robberies of wireless stores around the county.

    Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.

    Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect can call the SDPD Robbery Unit at (619) 531-2299 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.