Suspect Wanted In Smithfield Store Robbery

Smithfield Police are following up on several leads in their search for a robbery suspect.  Sunday morning a lone suspect walked into T-Mobile at 1241 N. Brightleaf Boulevard and asked to look at an Apple iPhone 12.  The suspect took the phone and began walking towards the door.

An employee attempted to stop the suspect from leaving. The suspect lifted up his shirt and displayed a handgun in his pants pocket. There were two employees in the business at the time. They were not harmed.

Police said the suspect was last seen fleeing the T-Mobile store on foot with the stolen phone valued at $1,000.