Man accused of armed robbery at Vancouver T-Mobile

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Police found the stolen items, gun and clothes from the robbery in his car

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — An armed man in a mask robbed a T-Mobile store on Southeast 192nd Avenue in Vancouver Thursday night.

Vancouver police said the suspect forced an employee into the back room at gunpoint and took several iPhones and Apple watches.

The phones were tracked to a house on Southeast 187th Place and police followed the suspect there. Bilal Joiner, 29, was arrested leaving the house.

Police found the stolen Apple products, a loaded gun and the clothes he was seen wearing during the robbery.

Joiner faces charges of first-degree robbery, two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of first-degree kidnapping and unlawful possession of a firearm.

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