Masked men rob Verizon store on Black Friday

Posted at 4:52 PM, Nov 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-23 20:25:11-05

NATIONAL CITY, CALIF. (KGTV) The deals on Friday were not good enough for a pair of thieves.

National City Police are looking for two men they believe held up a cellphone store on Black Friday.

Police say two armed walked into a Verizon store on East Plaza Blvd around 11 a.m. brandishing guns.

The men demanded the employees and customer put their faces on the on the ground while the two placed items in a bag.

One witness says the thieves told them if they looked at their faces they would shoot them.

At least 20 iPhones, $400 cash and the store managers gold chain were stolen for a total haul of roughly $22,000 dollars.

A suspect description has not been released but one of the thieves was reported having a a beard that jutted out from the bottom of his ski mask.

A Verizon store in Lemon Grove was robbed recently by two men matching their description.