Armed robbery in Walnut Creek after prearranged sale

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An armed robber was reported in Walnut Creek after a prearranges transaction went wrong on Saturday afternoon. 

According to the Walnut Creek Police Department, two individuals met up for a sale on the 2900 block of N. Main Street at around 3 p.m. 

The victim was selling an undisclosed kind of property and made arrangements to meet the buyer. However, upon meet-up, the buyer brandished a gun, stole the property, and fled northbound N. Main Street in a maroon sedan.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his 20s, according to WCPD. He is about 6 feet tall and is wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about the alleged armed robbery is asked to call WCPD at 925-943-5844 or its anonymous line at 925-943-5865.


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