The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

March 26, 2014

Teen tells police of being robbed by man with knife

An 18-year-old Joplin man reported being robbed Tuesday night in the 2800 block of South Main Street.Chad J. Ellis told police that he arranged online to buy a television from a man who met him in a parking lot at that location. Ellis said that when he went to take a look at the television in the other man’s vehicle, he pulled a knife on him and took his money.

Police Lt. Charla Geller said the robber was described as being stocky with long braids of hair. He was driving a four-door, red sport utility vehicle. Geller said no arrests had been made by late Wednesday afternoon.

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