KALAMAZOO, MI — A deal organized on social media to purchase a gaming console turned bitter when the potential purchaser turned the sufferer of an armed theft and carjacking, police stated.
Kalamazoo Division of Public Security officers responded about 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 to the five hundred block of Harding Place on a report of a theft.
They realized an individual had organized on social media to purchase a gaming gadget. The individual drove to a gathering location and shortly was approached by a number of individuals, together with one with a handgun.
The deal become an armed theft. The sufferer was pressured to surrender property and the automobile.
The robbers then drove away with the automobile and police are nonetheless on the lookout for it.
Police stated the incident is a reminder for individuals to watch out about making preparations on social media to change cash for items or providers.
Anybody with details about the theft can name police at 269-488-8911 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100 or go to www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
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