Police: Man robbed at gunpoint for iPhone 5, $1500 during Craigslist exchange

Felony warrant issued for Clifford King

INDIANPAOLIS -  

A felony warrant was issued for a man suspected in a robbery that happened during a meeting set up on Craigslist.org to sell used iPhones, Indianapolis Metro Police said.

On Nov. 9, detectives said the victim agreed to meet the suspect, Clifford King, in the 2800 block of Forrest Manor to make the exchange.

According to the police report, King said he represented iPhone Solutions Indy LLC selling used iPhones.

When the victim arrived at the location, King got into the victim’s car and robbed him at gunpoint. King took $1,500, the victim’s iPhone 5 as well as a broken iPhone, before fleeing the scene, police said.

Detectives described King as black, 5 feet, 5 inches tall and 150 pounds.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Clifford King is asked to call the Robbery Division at 317.327.3733 or CRIME STOPPERS at 317.262.TIPS (8477). Callers may also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627 (CRIMES).

 

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