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Armed man steals dozens of iPhones during robbery at Rancho San Diego Verizon store

Posted at 12:32 PM, Jan 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-15 15:32:07-05

RANCHO SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CNS) - Deputies are searching for an armed man who stole roughly 25 iPhones from a Rancho San Diego cellphone store.

It happened around 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Verizon Wireless store in the Rancho San Diego Towne Center on Jamacha Road east of Campo Road, San Diego County Sheriff's Lt. Ted Greenawald said.

The robber, armed with a handgun, entered the store and demanded that employees put the phones in a black trash bag before he fled in a pickup with a female getaway driver, Greenawald said.

No detailed descriptions of the robber or the driver were immediately available.