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Armed Robbers Sought in Cell Phone Store Caper

One suspect pointed a gun at employees and the other removed the tray from the cash register

Police on Friday released security video of two men wanted for robbing a South Los Angeles cell phone store at gunpoint.

The crime occurred about 6:30 p.m. at the Metro PCS store in the 4700 block of South Broadway, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.

One suspect pointed a gun at employees and the other removed the tray from the cash register, police said. They fled with cash and other valuables.

Both suspects were described as black and 25-30 years old. The gunman was described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and 130 pounds. He was wearing a Green Bay Packers baseball cap, a blue Puma jacket with "BMW Motorsport" on the front, and black jeans.

The other suspect was described a 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black jeans, and red shoes with white soles.

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call detectives at (323) 846-6572, (877) LAPD-247 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

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