On Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at approximately 4:40 p.m., Pasadena Police received a call from an employee at the Metro PCS store located at 467 N. Lake Avenue in Pasadena, stating 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, they 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 cellphones 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 dark colored hooded sweatshirt and dark colored pants, carrying a tan colored bag.
Suspect two is described as a Hispanic male, 20-25 years of age, approximately 6’-01”, medium build, wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt.
Suspect three 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. To review the footage, click here.
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 24/7. You may 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 lacrimestoppers.org.