For Immediate Release: January 18, 2022
Crime of the Week – January 18, 2022
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is searching for a male suspect who stole a box of cell phones from Metro by T-Mobile located at 2605 Memorial Avenue last week.
On January 10, 2022, around 1 p.m., the business reported to Lynchburg Police that a male entered the business earlier the same day and stole a box of Samsung cell phones. The male was able to distract an employee while he grabbed the box from the counter and placed it into his duffel bag prior to leaving the store.
An unidentified female customer was also in the store during the time of the incident and may have been a witness to the theft.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer Dickman at (434) 455-6060 x531 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.