2 Charged in Armed Robbery at Hartford Cellphone Store

Hartford police have arrested two people suspected in an armed robbery at Metro PCS. 

Police responded to the store just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday to investigate the armed robbery and the victim said a man who had a gun demanded that the cashier empty the register and ran after getting the cash. Several hundred dollars were stolen during the robbery, police said. 

Surveillance video in the area showed the man getting into a silver Infinti Q50 and police were able to get the license plate, police said. 

Manchester police then located vehicle at the home of the registered owner and assisted Hartford police in finding the vehicle owner, police said. 

Police said they also found a loaded Bersa 9mm handgun. 

Authorities then found the primary robbery suspect on Willard Street in Hartford, took him into custody and recovered cash, according to police. 

Police charged 33-year-old Michael Munroe, of Manchester, with first-degree robbery, conspiracy/robbery in the first degree and firearms trafficking. 

Police charged 34-year-old Shantee Seay, of Hartford, with robbery in the first degree, conspiracy/robbery in the first degree, criminal possession of a firearm, pistol without a permit and possession of narcotics. 

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