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SURVEILLANCE VIDEO RELEASED: Gunmen rob AT&T store with numerous customers inside

Published: Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 1:18 PM
Updated: Friday, September 08, 2017 @ 12:55 PM
By: Breaking News Staff

UPDATE @ 12:50 p.m. Sep 8

Miami Township Police have released surveillance footage from the AT&T store robbery on Wednesday. In the video you can see two masked men enter the store and immediately start moving customers to the side wall. Police are still searching for the suspects.  

UPDATE @ 2:58 p.m.:

Miami Twp. police said between 10 and 15 customers were inside the AT&T store on Miamisburg Centerville Road when two masked men barged into the store and stole cellphones and cash from the business, according to police.

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“This was well planned out. They thought about it in advance,” said Miami Twp. Sgt. Paul Nienhaus.

Nienhaus said the suspects arrived in the front of the business between 12:30 and 1 p.m. and were dropped off by a driver of a silver Hyundai Sonata with Kentucky license plates.

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One of the suspects stayed in the lobby of the store, while the other suspect took employees to the back and had them fill a black bag with cellphones and cash, Nienhaus said.

“This is a little disturbing,” the sergeant said.

The suspects then exited out the rear of the store and were picked up by a second vehicle, which was described as a silver Chrysler 300. The vehicle sped off from the store and went west on Ohio 725.

UPDATE @ 2:06 p.m.:

Witnesses said around 20 people were inside the AT&T store when two masked gunmen barged in and robbed the store on Miamisburg-Centerville Road this afternoon.

Officers responded to the business, 2427 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, around 1 p.m. after the men entered the store.

Witnesses said people laid on the ground and stood against the wall as the men took at least one employee to the back of the business.

Initial reports indicated at least one gun was held to the head of an employee of the store.

INITIAL REPORT:

The AT&T store on Miamisburg Centerville Road was robbed at gunpoint this afternoon, according to initial reports.

The robbery was reported around 1 p.m. and is said to involve multiple male suspects.

Initial reports indicated at least one gun was held to the head of an employee of the store.

The suspects are believed to have stolen cellphones from the business, 2427 Miamisburg Centerville.