Craigslist ruse results in robbery

"On Dec. 6,  at approximately 12:55 am, Officers responded to the parking lot area of Four Seasons Mall located at 410 Four Seasons Town Center in reference to a disorder call.

Upon arrival, Officers spoke with the victim who stated that he met the suspect, whom he met on Craigslist, in the parking lot to purchase a cellular telephone. When the victim pulled out money to give to the suspect, the suspect brandished a gun and obtained an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect then fled the scene in a vehicle occupied by two other male subjects, heading in an unknown direction.

The suspect was described as a black male, 5’10” tall, weighing approximately 180 to 200 pounds, having dred locks, and armed with a gun.

There were no injuries in this incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

The name and address of the victim is being withheld temporarily.

Sent Authority: Lieutenant DJ Davis, Watch Commander."

- A Police Report

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