Vernon Police Search for Cellphone Store Robber

By Ari Mason
|  Monday, Feb 17, 2014  |  Updated 10:09 PM EDT
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Vernon Police Search for Cellphone Store Robber

Vernon Police Department

Vernon police are asking for the public's help in identifying the man who robbed a Boost Mobile store Monday afternoon.

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Authorities are searching for the man who robbed a Boost mobile store in Vernon on Monday afternoon and are asking for the public’s help in tracking him down.

Police said the suspect walked into the Boost mobile store at 33-35 West Main Street in Rockville around 2:30 p.m., demanded money and implied that he had a weapon.

The clerk handed over an unspecified amount of cash, and the robber ran down a side staircase, according to police. He was last seen near the Rockville Pharmacy, formerly the Beacon Pharmacy, at 40 West Main Street.

The suspect is described as being a white man in his 30s standing between 5 feet 3 inches and 5 feet 5 inches tall. Police said he had a goatee and glasses and was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

Anyone with information or who may have seen the robbery is urged to call the Vernon Police Detective Division at 860-872-9126, or by submitting an anonymous tip to 860-872-9126 ext. 7301.

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