Chula Vista cell phone store robbed at gunpoint

CHULA VISTA - Authorities are looking for a man who robbed a Cricket Wireless store in Chula Vista Saturday night.

The robbery occurred before 6:15 p.m. at a store at 1016 Broadway, according to Chula Vista police. The suspect, armed with a black automatic weapon, robbed the store and ran away on foot. No one was hurt. The exact circumstances of the incident were not immediately confirmed.

The San Diego Sheriff’s Department Aerial Support to Regional Enforcement Agencies (ASTREA) was assisting in the search.

The man was described as Hispanic, in his mid-30s with lots of facial acne. He was wearing a gray and black beanie, dark hoodie, blue jeans and black shoes.  No surveillance photos were released.

Anyone with information on his identity should contact Chula Vista police.

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