Wanted for Ripping Off Phone Stores In San Diego County

posted by Marilyn Hyder - 

Crime Stoppers is offering a one thousand dollar reward to find a group of thieves who have been ripping off phone stores across the state.

Since the beginning of the year, Apple stores in Carlsbad and Escondido have been targeted.

Police say they're looking for a group of black men in their early 20's. They grab and go with a get away car waiting. 

Police say similar crimes have been committed across the state with three quarters of a million dollars worth of phones stolen.

In several instances, citizens were hurt trying to stop them.

Surveillance video managed to capture  a few images of the suspects.

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspects is asked to call the Carlsbad Police Department at (760) 931-2156, the Escondido Police Department at (760) 839-4739, or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. 

Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Visit the Crime Stoppers website at www.sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips.

Photo Credit: SDPD

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