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LAPD Seeking Help In Identifying Suspects In Recently Released Robbery Footage

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Video footage has been released of two suspects who are being sought for holding up a mobile phone store.

The Boost Mobile Cell Phone store in the 500 block of East Florence Avenue was robbed on June 21 at approximately 11:15 a.m., according to Los Angeles police.

One suspect reportedly posed as a customer and walked up to the counter, while his accomplice, armed with a gun, walked behind the counter and ordered employees to the ground.

The suspect who had posed as a customer then walked behind the counter and ordered an employee to take him to the office.

The suspects then ransacked the store, taking money and various cell phones, including ten iPhones, according to the LAPD.

Both suspects are being described as 28-year-old African Americans. One suspect reportedly stands at 5-foot-10, weighing about 150 pounds, and had black hair and brown eyes. The other is described as 5-foot-4, weighing about 170 pounds.

Anyone who has information about the suspects’ identities or whereabouts has been asked to call Newton Division Robbery detectives at (323) 846-6572.

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