Tag Archives: Robbery

MetroPCS store robbed in Pasadena, 90 smartphones stolen

A couple of weeks after a T-Mobile authorized retailer was targeted by cellphone thieves, a MetroPCS store has been robbed. A MetroPCS shop in Pasadena, Calif., was burglarized this past weekend, with security footage showing three thieves breaking into the store Sunday morning. The robbers ended up taking 90 smartphones from the store and smashing the shop’s glass front door. The burglars were clad in … [read full article]

T-Mobile store employee with concealed weapon shoots two would-be robbers

Here’s a story for your Thursday. A T-Mobile authorized retailer in Chicago was the target of an attempted robbery on Wednesday. I say “attempted robbery” because an employee of the store shot at the suspects after they pulled out guns of their own. Neil Tadros, the store’s manager, says that the suspects walked into the store and pretended to be shopping for phones before pulling out guns. One … [read full article]

Masked gunmen rob T-Mobile store in NW Harris County, make off with $30k in devices

Whenever I’ve written in the past about stores being robbed – whether they’re Apple or T-Mobile stores – it’s almost always been a case of smash and grab, in which nothing much is taken, and no one got hurt. I was taken aback then, when I read a report over at the Houston Chronicle detailing a robbery at a Harris County T-Mobile store at 11260 West FM 1960. At 1:20pm local time on … [read full article]