Cell phone store robbed in Council Bluffs


January 3rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Police in Council Bluffs are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with the robbery Monday night of the U-S Cellular Store on West Broadway Street. Officials say at around 7:45-p.m., a black male, about 25-to 35-years of age, walked into the store at 2015 Broadway. The man said he had a weapon and threatened the clerk while demanding money.

He was given an undetermined amount of cash and fled the store on foot. No get-away vehicle was ever seen. The suspect was described as being thin and short. He wore a black mask, hoodie and blue jeans. If you have any information on the crime, contact the Council Bluffs Police Department at 712-328-4728.