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Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery of T-Mobile Store in Wheaton; Surveillance Video Released

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division are investigating the armed robbery of a T-Mobile store located in Wheaton and are asking anyone with information about the suspects to come forward to the Police Department.

On December 17 at approximately 8:40 pm, five suspects entered the T-Mobile store located at 2800 University Boulevard West in Wheaton.  The suspects forcefully removed cellular phones and watches from security wiring and one of the suspects pointed a gun at an employee's neck and ordered him to open the cash register.  Another employee opened the register and the suspects stole cash before fleeing the store.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers by phone: 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), online, or via the Crime Solvers app. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.


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Release ID: 20-527
Media Contact: Officer Rick Goodale 
Categories: robbery