Victims Robbed While Trying to Buy Phone Listed on LetGo.com: Police - NBC Connecticut

Victims Robbed While Trying to Buy Phone Listed on LetGo.com: Police

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    Ansonia police are investigating a robbery after arranging to meet someone to buy a cell phone and said this robbery is similar to one reported in Fairfield. 

    Police received a 911 call at 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 22 about a robbery on Rockwood Avenue at Granite Terrace and the victim told officers that he and a friend had gone to Rockwood Avenue to buy a cell phone that was listed on LetGo. 

    When they arrived, a man showed them a phone, then a man with a handgun showed up and took the victims’ cell phones and cash, police said. 

    The robbers fled in a small dark small SUV. 

    Police said the robbery is similar to one that took place in Fairfield on Nov. 15. 

    Ansonia police urge residents to meet in a public place when buying items listed online, such as the lobby of the police department.