Police search for trio who robbed Aurora cellphone store at gunpoint

SHARE Police search for trio who robbed Aurora cellphone store at gunpoint
SHARE Police search for trio who robbed Aurora cellphone store at gunpoint

Police are searching for three men who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint last week in west suburban Aurora.

About 8:05 p.m. Aug. 14, two suspects, at least one was armed with a gun, approached a 22-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman working at the AT&T cellphone store in the 2300 block of North Farnsworth, according to a statement from Aurora police.

The suspects announced a robbery and led the victims to a back room, where they were joined by a third suspect, police said.

The robbers then gained a key to a room where new merchandise is kept, and stole about $33,000 worth of phones, iPads, tablets and other items, police said.

The robbers then left in a champagne- or gold-colored Chevrolet Blazer, police said. They may have also had a second vehicle, which appeared to be an older, red, two-door Honda Civic with aftermarket headlights and the rear window painted black with a white cross or emblem on it.

All three are described as black males. Of the two that entered the store first, one is 5-foot-6, appeared to be 18-23, and had long, black hair, a tattoo in the left center of his neck and studded earrings, police said. He was wearing a white shirt, dark pants and beige floppy hat.

The other robber who entered the store first is described as 5-foot-8 and in his early 20s, wearing a black t-shirt, light-colored jeans and black hat, police said.

The third suspect was also in his early 20s, stood 6-feet and had short black hair. He wore a beige shirt with blue stripes and blue jeans, police said.

Anyone with information should call Aurora Police at (630) 256-5500 or make an anonymous tip to Aurora Area Crime Stoppers at (630) 892-1000. Callers can qualify for a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to arrests.

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