On Wednesday, March 9, 2019, at approximately 9:20 p.m., officers responded to Sprint PCS, 105 Frey Lane to investigate an armed robbery, which had just occurred.

When officers arrived they learned that three males had entered through the rear of the business while one employee took out the trash.  The three suspects were all dressed in dark clothing carrying handguns.  The suspect announced the robbery and held employees at gunpoint while they stole an undetermined amount of cash.  The suspects, all were wearing hoodie or masks over their faces to hide their identities.  They were described as:

Suspect 1:  Black male, 5’10” tall, thin build, black Adidas pants, black Nike hoodie, carrying a black framed semi-automatic handgun with silver slide.

Suspect 2:  Black male, 6’ tall, thin build, black hoodie, black Adidas pants, grey gloves, black semi-automatic handgun

Suspect 3:  Black male, light complexion, thin build, black hat or ski mask, grey insulated jacket, royal blue tennis shoes, black semi-automatic handgun

The suspects left on foot east from the rear of the store.  Police searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

Fortunately, no customers were inside the business and no employees were harmed during the robbery.

We urge anyone who may be able to identify the suspects to contact the FHPD at (618) 489-2130, you may also leave an anonymous tip through our website: www.fhpd.org.

Fairview Heights Police Department