Armed robbers strike a T-Mobile store in Cheltenham

Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at a T-Mobile store located at 2401 West Cheltenham Avenue on Monday, August 22, 2016 at approximately 8:40 p.m.

At approximately 8:00 p.m., three black males entered the T-Mobile store. One of the three males brandished a firearm and the two employees were taken into the stockroom where the inventory of cell phones are stored.

The perpetrators gathered more than 45 devices, valued in excess of $21,000.00 and fled the store on foot. Their direction of travel is unknown.

FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and PPD are assisting in the investigation due to suspected ties to Philadelphia, recovery of several of the stolen phones in Philadelphia, and the possibility of additional connected crimes.

If you see these suspects do not approach, contact 911 immediately.