Man robbed while trying to buy a cell phone

By Taylor Barnhill  - bio | email | Twitter

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus man was robbed after trying to buy a cell phone from a man.

The victim tells Columbus Police he set up a meeting with a man named Rick to purchase a cell phone in the Carver High School parking lot.

Around 11:00 p.m. Sunday he pulled into the location and "Rick" and another man got out of a car.

The two suspects approached the victim's car holding pistols, and demanded money.
"Rick" is described as a black man, 6' tall, 150 pounds, wearing a black shirt and khaki shorts.

The other suspect is described as  5'6", 140 pounds, wearing a white shirt and a blue bandana.

The suspects got away with $150 and left the scene in a brown Toyota 4-Runner.

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