UPDATE: Man arraigned in cell phone robberies

UPDATE AUG. 1: Rushard Burton pleaded not guilty to federal charges on July 27. He was initially released on local charges before being indicted on federal charges.


Three suspects were arrested for multiple armed robberies of cell phone stores around the Las Vegas valley.

On June 16, Henderson Police arrested 23-year-old Rushard Burton, while Las Vegas Metropolitan Police arrested Kejon Ward and Erica Caldwell.

During the robberies, the suspects displayed handguns and demanded store employees move to the back of the store where they were told to lay face down on the floor. The suspects fled after taking cash and multiple cell phones.

No one was injured during any of the five robberies.

Anyone who has more information about this case should contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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