Police: Armed suspect robs victim who posted ad to sell phone online

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Henrico Police are investigating after a person who posted an online ad was robbed.

According to authorities, the victim posted an advertisement online to sell a cell phone. The victim was then contacted and agreed to meet a potential buyer in the 300 block of Imperial Drive. When the victim met the potential buyer, the suspect displayed a firearm and took the property.

There were no injuries in the incident.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 5 foot 8 and 6 foot 2, weighing between 140 and 180 pounds, wearing a green jacket and armed with a silver handgun.

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