Man in mask and gloves robs phone store in Salisbury

Man in mask and gloves robs phone store in Salisbury
Two people wearing surgical masks and gloves robbed a phone store in Salisbury on Monday. (Source: Salisbury Police Department)

SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - Two people wearing surgical masks and gloves robbed a phone store in Salisbury on Monday.

According to police, the first man walked into the Cricket location on Freeland Drive at approximately 10:30. The man walked in and said that he wanted to upgrade his phone. After talking to a manager, he went outside, saying he wanted to get his wallet. When he came back, he was carrying a handgun.

The man then demanded the bank deposit cash. He took cash from the registers and also put phones in a bookbag. Police say that a second person came into the store and starting helping the man steal the phones and money.

The first man was described as black, between the ages of 25-30, approximately 5′10″.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Salisbury Police at 704-638-5333, or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-639-5245.

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