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Armed robbery reported at Aurora business

March 16,2017 10:28

An armed suspect robbed a Metro PCS phone store on the 800 block of Lake Street in Aurora Wednesday evening, according to police. At about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, a masked suspect wearing all-black clothing entered the store and ordered people in the ...and more »



An armed suspect robbed a Metro PCS phone store on the 800 block of Lake Street in Aurora Wednesday evening, according to police.At about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, a masked suspect wearing all-black clothing entered the store and ordered people in the business to the floor, police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said in an email.
Ferrelli said the suspect was armed, but did not say what he was armed with.The suspect made off with an unknown amount of cash and merchandise, exiting the business and fleeing in an unknown direction, Ferrelli said. It's not known at this time if he ran to a vehicle or not, Ferrelli said.
No injuries were reported.Police didn't say how many people were in the store or how much time elapsed during the robbery. No further information was available Wednesday evening.Police ask anyone with information to call Aurora police investigators at 630-256-5500 or Aurora Area Crime Stoppers at 630-892-1000.Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to any arrests.People also can submit tips through the Aurora Police Department's free My PD mobile app.hleone@tribpub.comTwitter @hannahmleone

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