Brazen robber swipes phones, cash

The MetroPCS store on SW Gatlin Boulevard was robbed Monday and Port St. Lucie police are searching for the suspect.

The robbery happened shortly before 4:30 p.m., according to police. The suspect, armed with a handgun, entered the store and took cellphones and cash.

No one was reported injured in the robbery.

The suspect is described only as a black male. No other details regarding his age or size. He was wearing a baseball cap, white T-shirt with a black, long-sleeved shirt underneath, white or gray knee-length drawstring shorts, and black sneakers.

The suspect fled the store and got into a passenger seat of a black sedan waiting in the parking lot.

The vehicle, driven by another unidentified person, left the area.

Those with any information regarding the robbery are encouraged to call Port St. Lucie police at 772-871-5001.

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