Multiple Robberies of Cell Phone Stores

The Arlington Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an armed robbery suspect targeting cell phone stores. The first offense occurred on November 14, 2018. The suspect, a Hispanic male, has been viewed on surveillance cameras wearing the same black and grey hooded sweatshirt, jeans, shoes and bandana covering his face. The suspect is believed to be approximately 5’03” tall and 200 pounds. The suspect displayed a knife in the first three robberies. The suspect displayed a handgun in the last two offenses.

The department is releasing four still photographs to assist with the investigation. Detectives have not ruled out the possibility that the suspect may be responsible for similar robberies in the North Texas area. The specific offenses linked in Arlington include:

  • 11/14/2018 – Boost Mobile at 3200 S. Cooper St.
  • 11/19/2018 – Metro PCS at 8021 Matlock Rd.
  • 11/20/2018 – Boost Mobile at 3200 S. Cooper St.
  • 11/24/2018 – Boost Mobile at 5975 S. Cooper St.
  • 12/06/2018 – Boost Mobile at 2418 S. Collins St.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Robbery Detective Youngblood at 817.459.5336 or Detective Holloway at 817.459.5739. Tipsters can also remain anonymous by contacting Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817.469.TIPS.

Report #2018-03400804