Police: Man robbed MetroPCS employees twice

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Police say the suspect robbed a MetroPCS employee twice in two weeks in the Bronx. Police say the suspect robbed a MetroPCS employee twice in two weeks in the Bronx.
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A man robbed the same Bronx MetroPCS in just a two week span, police say.

The first incident happened on August, 10 inside the cellphone store on E. 138th Street around 5:50 p.m.

Police say the suspect forced his way into the cash register after threatening to kill an employee. He got away with $976.

The same man is accused of hitting the store again on August 20, around 5:35 p.m.

He once again threatened an employee but had what appeared to be a knife, police say.

He got away with $200.

Police have released surveillance video of the suspect.

Anyone who recognize the man is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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