Suspects tie up customers, workers during armed robbery
Fairfield Police investigate the scene of a robbery Friday at the AT&T store in the Gateway Plaza, in Fairfield. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — Two suspects got away with phones and cash after they tied up several people and robbed a phone store at gunpoint Friday.
Police responded at about 10:10 a.m. to the AT&T dealer, Parrot Cellular, on the 1500 block of Gateway Boulevard and discovered the suspected takeover-style robbery in which the suspects used nylon zip ties to bind the hands of three employees and two customers.
One of those customers, a 51-year-old longtime Fairfield resident, had gone in seeking an adjustment on his bill. He was in the midst of talking to an employee when someone put a gun to both their heads and began herding them, along . . . Continue Reading