Cops: Thieves checked out store before robbery

Trio steals 25 smartphones, cash from T-Mobile store in Coral Springs

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CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - Coral Springs Police say three people who robbed a T-Mobile store and stole 25 smartphones and cash checked out the store the night before the robbery.

The robbery happened at 1327 N. University Drive about 9:22 p.m. Friday.

Photos released by police showed the trio at the store prior to the robbery.


A man and a woman were inside the store acting as customers when the man pulled out a handgun and ordered all the employees to the back of the store, say police. A second man then came inside the store and used zip ties to restrain the employees.

The trio stole 25 Samsung Galaxy III S cellphones and cash. They also stole video surveillance equipment.

The first man is described as 20 to 30 years old and 5 feet 9 inches to 5 feet 11 inches tall. He had short, black hair, and was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, a blue button-down shirt, blue jeans, and black dress shoes.

The woman is described as 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 5 inches tall and 120 to 140 pounds. She had long, wavy black hair, and was last seen wearing a blue and white dress and a gray New York Yankees hat.

The second man is described as 20 to 30 years old, 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet 1 inch tall and 180 to 200 pounds. He had short, black hair, and was last seeing wearing a white t-shirt.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Coral Springs Police at 954-346-1262.

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