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.