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Metro PCS Store Robbed at Gunpoint in College East

A Metro PCS store was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday evening in College East, making it the fifth time the same two suspects have targeted stores in the San Diego area.

According to the San Diego Police Department (SDPD), the robbery occurred at 5:22 p.m. on the 6600 block of El Cajon Boulevard. 

A man walked into the store and demanded cell phones from the employee at gunpoint. He then ran away after taking cell phones and money. 

Police said the suspect is described to a man in his late 20s, approximately 5-feet 6-inches tall and weighing around 125 to 140 pounds. He was wearing a hooded green jacket, red shoes, and a red scarf covering part of his face. 

This is the fifth reported robbery at an Metro PCS store in San Diego.

Police confirmed with NBC 7 that Wednesday evening's incident is related to the four other robberies: KensingtonEgger Highlands, Normal Heights, and Clairemont.

Two suspects are wanted in connection to all five robberies. 

On Feb. 2, police released surveillance video and photos of the two men.

San Diego police released surveillance video Thursday of one suspect wanted in connection to an armed robberies at three different Metro PCS stores in San Diego.

Anyone with information is asked to call SDPD or Crime Stoppers at (888)580-8477.

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