Whitehall police are seeking help from the public in identifying two men who allegedly robbed a cellular telephone store at gunpoint Wednesday, May 8.
Two men entered T-Mobile, 3596 E. Main St., at 10:15 a.m., shortly after two employees opened the store for business, according to Whitehall Sgt. Dan Kelso.
The robbers accosted an employee who had stepped out the store’s back door to take out the trash, police said.
Both men had a gun and forced the employees into an office, where the robbers attempted to disassemble the store’s video equipment. They forced the employees to open a safe and took an undisclosed amount of money and 50 to 100 new Samsung cellphones, police said.
The robbers then fled through the store’s back door. Police have no description of their vehicle.
Police describe one suspect as a black male in his mid to late 20s, about 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 10 inches and weighing 180 to 220 pounds, with a “stocky build.”
He was last seen wearing a flat-billed white baseball cap with a silver sticker on its top.
He was wearing blue jeans with a zip-up jacket and white hood. He had a black and chrome semi-automatic handgun.
The second suspect was described as a black male in his mid 20s to early 30s, about 6 feet 1 inch to 6 feet 4 inches and weighing 180 and 220 pounds with a “slender build.”
He was last seen wearing a tan cap with a brown strap and a black long-sleeve shirt with the words, “Government Chedda.” He displayed a small black revolver, police said.
Anyone with information about the suspects should call 614-237-6333.