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Richmond man tries to sell watch on Craigslist, ends up robbed at gunpoint

Last Updated Mar 27, 2019 at 12:51 pm PDT

Richmond RCMP released this composite sketch of a suspect in an apparent gunpoint robbery on Jan. 4, 2019. (Courtesy: Richmond RCMP)
Summary

Richmond man was trying to make a sale on a luxury watch when the buyer apparently took out a gun and stole it from him

RICHMOND (NEWS 1130) – Mounties in Richmond need help finding an armed robber who stole a luxury watch from someone who was trying to sell it on Craigslist.

Mounties were called to Alberta Rd. near No. 4 Rd. at around 9 p.m. on Jan. 4, 2019. The 38-year-old Richmond man was trying to make a sale on the watch when the buyer apparently took out a gun and stole it from him.

RCMP have released a composite sketch in the hopes someone can identify the suspect.

He’s described as a white man with a medium build. He was wearing a camouflage hoodie, brown or grey jeans, and a baseball cap at the time. The man also had a full sleeve tattoo on his right arm.

He was last seen driving away in a dark-coloured, newer-model Ford SUV.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call RCMP at 604-278-1212 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).