On Monday, January 21, 2019, at approximately 4:40 p.m. Pasadena police received a call from an employee at the Metro PCS store located at 467 North Lake Avenue in Pasadena, reporting the business was just robbed by three suspects and one was armed with a handgun.
Responding officers immediately arrived in the area and scoured the area in search for the suspects, but were unable to locate them.
Pasadena detectives resumed the investigation and in the process of canvassing the area of occurrence recovered a video depicting the three suspects entering the store, committing the robbery, and exiting with the loss. An undisclosed amount of money and several cell phones were taken.
Additional video captured the suspects entering an awaiting vehicle parked curbside on Villa Street west of Lake Avenue and driving away.
Suspect one is described as a Hispanic male, 20-25 years of age, approximately 5’-03”, thin build, wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and dark colored pants, carrying a tan colored bag.
The second suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 20-25 years of age, approximately 6’-01”, medium build, wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt.
The third suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 20-25 years of age, approximately 5’-07”, thin build, wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and dark colored pants.
The suspect vehicle is described as a later model Nissan Altima, 4-door, dark in color possibly black, with tinted windows and paper plates.
Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call Detective Barry Glockson (626) 744-7312 or the Pasadena Police Department at (626) 744-4241 at any hour.
Police said you may also report information anonymously by calling “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.