COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus police say a woman was robbed after she used the app LetGo to try to sell her phone.
According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 11:30am, December 21, the female victim met with the unknown suspect at the McGuffey Market, at 1066 Hudson Street, in order to sell a phone she had listed on the LetGo app.
Police say the suspect continuously delayed his decision to buy the phone and offered to pay with a gift card instead.
The victim declined and left the store.
According to police, when the victim left, the suspect followed her and later approached her with a gun demanding the phone.
The suspect then got into the passenger seat of a red SUV and fled the area.
The suspect is described as a black male, between 20-28 years old, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, 160 pounds with a beard, mustache, dreads, and was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with matching gray sweatpants, black tennis shoes. The suspect was armed with a revolver handgun.
Police ask anyone with information on this incident to call the CPD Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.