Aurora Police Release Surveillance Photos or Armed Robbery Suspects

Aurora Police Release Surveillance Photos or Armed Robbery Suspects

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Aurora Police have released surveillance photos of three suspects wanted in the armed robbery of an AT&T Cell Phone store in the 2300 block of North Farnsworth Avenue.

At around 8:05 p.m., Aug. 14, two of the suspects, at least one of whom was armed, approached a 33-year-old woman and 22-year-old man who were working in the store. They proceeded to announce the robbery, and led the victims to a backroom where they were joined by the third suspect. They then gained a key to a room where new merchandise is kept and helped themselves to about $33,000 worth of phones, IPADS, tablets, and other merchandise.

The three made off in what appeared to be a champagne or gold-colored Chevrolet Blazer. 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.

The suspects are all black males. The two who originally entered the store are 5 feet, 6 inches and 5 feet, 8 inches tall, respectively. The shorter of the pair appeared to be 18 to 23, had long, black hair, a tattoo in the left center of his neck, and sported studded earrings. He was wearing a white shirt, dark pants, and a beige floppy hat. The taller man was described as being in his early 20’s and wore a black t-shirt, light-colored jeans, and a black hat.

The third suspect in the back of the store was also in his early 20s, 6 feet tall, with short black hair and wore a beige shirt with blue stripes and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Aurora Police Investigators at 630-256-5500 or Aurora Area Crime Stoppers at (630) 892-1000. Callers to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and qualify for a cash reward of up to $5000 for information that leads to any arrests. Tips can also be submitted through the Aurora Police Department’s free app available through iTunes, the Android Market, or Amazon App Store. Simply search for “My Police Department”, find the Aurora Police, and download.

SOURCE: Aurora, IL, Police Department