Tustin PD seeking public’s help in finding suspect in Metro PCS robbery


Tustin Police are seeking help from the public in identifying a man suspected of robbing a Metro PCS store in the city.

At about 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, the suspect entered Metro PCS at 14460 Newport Ave, immediately approached an employee and demanded money.

The suspect threatened to shoot the employee, but no weapon was seen.

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After the employee handed over the money from the register, the suspect insisted the victim give him more money and ordered the victim to the back of the store.

The suspect then fled the store on foot and headed south towards Walnut Avenue.

The suspect, who spoke Spanish during the robbery, is described as a dark-skinned Hispanic male, approximately 5-feet, 8-inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with acne scars on his cheeks.

He was wearing a black hat with a red bill, grey and black sweatshirt, black pants with zippers, white belt, black and white shoes.

Anyone with information regarding this crime should contact Det. Haug at 714-573-3246 or Orange County Crime Stoppers at occrimestoppers.org

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