Police searching for suspect after Salt Lake City armed robbery

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 20, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Salt Lake City police are searching for a suspect following an armed robbery at a Metro PCS store Wednesday afternoon.

The incident occurred at the store at 65 N. 900 West just before 5 p.m., the Salt Lake City Police Department said in a news release.

“A male entered the Metro PCS store at this location and brandished a weapon while demanding money,” the news release said. “The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of cash and took an employee’s phone before fleeing on foot.”

The employee sustained a minor injury when the suspect took his phone, officials said.

The suspect is 6 feet tall and was last seen wearing a dark hoodie, jeans and white shoes, with a bandanna over his face.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to call the SLCPD on 801-799-3000. To remain anonymous, text crime tips to 274637. Start the text with the keyword TIPSLCPD (which routes it to SLCPD), then a space, followed by the relevant information or photos. Reference: crimetip. The reference number in this case is 19-110492.


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