Armed robber targets Boost Mobile, Simple Mobile cellphone stores on Webster Avenue

Police released surveillance video of the gunman in action.

Police released surveillance video of the gunman in action. (12/9/13)

THE BRONX - Police are trying to catch a serial robber who is targeting cellphone stores on the same Bronx block.

According to investigators, the suspect was caught on surveillance video holding up a Boost Mobile at gunpoint on Webster Avenue. They say it's the second time the same clerk has been robbed in two weeks.

The clerk at a Simple Mobile store just two doors down saw the video and says he was robbed by the same gunman more than a week ago.

Both stores plan on installing extra security measures such as automatic locks and panic buttons. Both clerks also want increased police presence in the neighborhood.
 

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