Suspects take five phones, dash out of MetroPCS

Published 9:45 pm Thursday, June 15, 2017

Two suspects allegedly stole five phones from MetroPCS Wednesday evening just before 6:32 p.m.

The LaGrange Police Department responded to the scene, but by the time officers arrived the suspects had grabbed five cell phones and had run out of the store.

They were last seen leaving in a white Honda Accord.

According to the police report, an on-duty employee told officers that a black female and a black male, who was dressed like a female, went into the store around 6:25 p.m.

The suspects had asked about purchasing several phones and started filling out paperwork before asking for another phone, which the employee had to grab from the back of the store.

The employee told police that when she turned around, the suspects grabbed the phones and took off out the door.

The store provided a list of the phones with serial numbers. The total cost of the phones was estimated to be $3,445.

Armed Robbery at Waffle House

The LaGrange Police Department is investigating an alleged armed robbery that took place Thursday morning at Waffle House, located at 1901 Hamilton Road.

According to the report, a male walked into the restaurant wearing all dark clothing and armed with a handgun.

Employees said the man demanded money from the register, and they gave him an undetermined amount of money.

The man then ran out of the restaurant toward the parking lot.

Man robbed at gunpoint at Woodland Trail Apartments

A man was allegedly robbed at 7:47 p.m. Wednesday at the Woodland Trail Apartments, located at 140 North Davis Road.

The man said he arranged to buy a cell phone from a subject that was advertising one on a Facebook community group and agreed to meet him at the Woodland Trail Apartments.

When he arrived, a black male asked him if he was buying a cell phone and then pointed a pistol at the man, demanding money.

The man gave the alleged robber $500 when a second black male walked up with a pistol and pointed it at two other people, who were standing with the buyer.

However, nothing else was stolen.

All information in this report is gathered from official law enforcement and public safety reports and releases. It is the policy of the Daily News to list the names of people charged with felonies.