iPhones stolen from Fayetteville cell phone store

Police say the suspect acted as if he were a customer then made out with several iPhones. (Image courtesy Fayetteville Police Department)

June 12, 2013 2:01:54 PM PDT
Fayetteville police are searching for a suspect who stole several iPhones from a cell phone store.

On June 1 at approximately 2:40 p.m., officers responded to Southeast Paging located at 3710 Morganton Road. 

According to investigators, a black male entered the business and began perusing the merchandise as if he were a customer.  The personnel at the store then heard an alarm sound and then observed the suspect fleeing the store with the iPhones. 

When store employees tried to retrieve the property, the suspect produced a handgun and then fled the scene in a silver Chevrolet Malibu.

The suspect is described as black male, approximately 5'09 to 5'11 in height, medium build with a goatee.  The suspect was wearing a blue T-shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.     

Anyone who recognizes the individual or has information concerning the robbery, is asked to call Detective S. Yount with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 237-9374 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).   

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