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CCPD: Man walks into a cell phone store, robs business

The suspect took an unknown amount of cash.
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Posted at 2:18 PM, Aug 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-29 01:07:35-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — Corpus Christi police are looking for a man who robbed a cell phone store.

The armed robbery happened around 12:20 p.m. Friday at the Metro PCS store in the 2000 block of Ayers Street, right across from the old ButterKrust building.

Lieutenant Edward Longoria, with the Corpus Christi police department, said a Hispanic male walked into the business, pulled out a handgun, and demanded cash from the employees.

After taking an unknown amount of money, the suspect fled the store on foot. Police say he was last seen wearing a white baseball cap, a white button-up t-shirt, wearing blue jean shorts, and he was seen wearing a facial mask.

Investigators are looking for video surveillance from other nearby businesses so they can get pictures of the suspect.