GameStop in Vero Beach robbed at gunpoint, store employee tied up and left in back office
Deputies searching for two suspects
WPTV Web Team
11:31 AM, Feb 19, 2013
11:41 PM, Feb 19, 2013
VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Two men robbed a GameStop in Vero Beach at gunpoint Tuesday morning and deputies are searching for the suspects, according to the Indian River County Sheriff's Office.
The armed robbery occurred around 10:30 a.m. at the GameStop at 6310 20th Street.
The first suspect is described as a 5-foot-9-inch Hispanic or light skin black man who was wearing a blue sweatshirt, jeans and dark sunglasses.
Deputies said the second suspect is a 6-foot tall Hispanic or light skin black man wearing an orange sweatshirt, jeans and dark sunglasses. The sheriff's office said both suspects were armed during the robbery. One held a rifle or shotgun, and the other a handgun, possibly a revolver.
A store employee was tied up and left in a back office, according to reports. No injuries have been reported at this time.
According to police, one of the suspects removed the video surveillance DVR device from a shelf and threw it to the ground in an apparent attempt to destroy it.
The men exited the store in an unknown direction and it is not known if they left in a vehicle or on foot, the sheriff's office said.
The sheriff's office did not specify what was stolen from the store.