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Armed Robbery Reported on Vairo Boulevard

on March 27, 2012 6:39 PM

UPDATED @ 9:23 a.m. March 28: Updated information from the police lists the address of this incident as 501 Vairo Boulevard, not the previously listed address. The report below has been changed to reflect the new information.

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A man was robbed at gunpoint at 12:12 a.m. Tuesday in Patton Township, municipal police said.

The victim was talking on his phone in a parking lot at 501 Vairo Boulevard -- the Pointe complex -- when another man approached and demanded money, according to a news release.

Police said the suspect displayed a handgun, then fled in a light-gray sedan. He is described as a black man who was wearing a hooded sweatshirt, according to the release. A second person -- perhaps a female -- may have been in the vehicle, police said.

They're asking anyone with information to call them at (800) 479-0050.

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