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Hillcrest T-Mobile store robbed

The phones which can't be activated may be sold online.
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Two San Diego T-Mobile stores were robbed during operating hours on Tuesday, the thieves making off with thousands of dollars worth of merchandise. 

San Diego Police say the first incident happened at about 6:45 pm at the T-Mobile store located in Rolando at 5807 University Avenue. 

The masked men, armed with pepper spray walked into the retail space and cut security wires to the merchandise which in turn set off alarms. 

About a half-an-hour later the duo walked into the  Hillcrest location at 120 Washington Street and repeated their Modus Operandi, saying to the clerk that they were there to upgrade their phones. 

There is no word on whether or not the thieves threatened or used the pepper spray.

According to NBC 7, the stolen goods will most likely be sold online, although the purchasers won't be able to activate them. 

The suspects are described as men between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall and in their mid-20s. One was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and the other wore a blue sweatshirt, police said.

No other information was available.