1/4/21 – Wyoming Cell Phone Store Robbery – Update

Wyoming police say this vehicle may have been involved in a robbery at the Verizon Store in the 5800 block of Byron Center Road around 10:30, Monday morning. Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Police Department, 1/4/21.

Wyoming police say they have new information on a mid-morning cell phone store robbery.

Investigators say the suspects drove up to the Verizon Store in the 5800 block of Byron Center Road around 10:30 this morning.  They forced their way into the store and shoved an employee out of the doorway.  The four suspects, all described as African-American males, possibly teens, wearing masks over their faces entered the store and got away with an undisclosed number of phones.  No weapons were shown and the employee is said to be unharmed.

They were driving away, northbound on Byron Center Road, in a blue, pick-up truck which appeared to have been damaged in an accident.  There was white paint along the passenger side of the vehicle.  The pick-up also had not license plate or vehicle sticker in the window.

If you happen to have seen anything suspicious in and around that area at the time, please contact Wyoming police at 530-7300.  You can also contact Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.