Pocket Communications Robberies
POSTED: Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 5:41pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:33pm
In Brownsville police say they have arrested the group responsible for a crime spree that included robbing several cell phone stores.
Police have three suspects in custody who they say robbed 4 Pocket Communication stores within the last couple weeks.
These are surveillance pictures of one of the robberies at a Pocket Communications store in Brownsville.
Police say 4 robberies took place one on the 13th, then the 16th, and18th, and finally Wednesday. They say with these pictures and the help from the public investigators were led to the the suspects. Two of them were arrested Wednesday and one Thursday.
Police say the suspects used weapons to threaten employees at the stores. They say a total of around $1,700 was taken from the stores during the evening hours.
The suspects were found at their homes.
All three bonds were set at $125,000. We spoke with Pocket Communications. They say that they are thankful all their employees are alright, as safety comes first for their employees. They would like to thank the Brownsville Police for the quick arrest of the alleged robbers.