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Police Seek Suspect In Cricket Store Robbery

(Photo Courtesy: Pittsburgh Police)

(Photo Courtesy: Pittsburgh Police)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh police are asking for help from the public in identifying the suspect who held up a Cricket Wireless Store.

The robbery happened at the store in the 5900-block of Penn Avenue just after 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 6.

According to police, the suspect walked into the store and pulled out a plastic shopping bag from one side of his waistband and a black pistol from the other side.

Click below to watch the surveillance video:

Police say he ordered one employee to step back while another put money from the register into the bag.

He then fled the store, getting away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police describe the suspect as an African American male in his late-teens to early-20s. He was about six-feet tall, weighed 160 pounds and had a goatee and black glasses.

Anyone with information on the case is being asked to contact the Pittsburgh Police Robbery Squad at 412-323-7151.

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