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DATE/TIME: January 7, 2019 / 7:55 pm

INCIDENT: Armed Robbery

LOCATION: 16900 block of Bear Valley Road, Victorville

SUSPECT: Unknown black male 

SUMMARY: On January 7, 2019, deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to an armed robbery at the Metro PCS Store, in the 16900 block of Bear Valley Road.

At approximately 7:55 pm, an unknown suspect entered the store brandishing a modified shotgun. The suspect ordered the employees to give him cash and cell phones. The employees were ordered to remain in a backroom for a period of time to allow the suspect to flee the location.

The suspect is described as a black male, tall with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a ski mask, dark colored sweatshirt and jeans.

Investigators are asking anyone that may have seen or heard anything related to this case to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171900244

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department