Man Robbed in San Francisco After Trying to Sell Gold Chain on Craigslist

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — South San Francisco police are investigating an armed robbery Monday in which the suspect used Craigslist to target his victim.

The victim placed an ad on the classified listings website to sell a gold chain and received a call from a man posing as an interested buyer, police said.

The victim agreed to meet the man in the 800 block of Olive Avenue to finalize the sale, but when the victim arrived, the suspect robbed him at
gunpoint, police said. The suspect is described as a Hispanic man about 25 years old, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing a
red coat and blue jeans, according to police.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the South San Francisco Police Department at (650) 877-8900.

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