Police: Melrose man held up at gunpoint, robbed during laptop sale

Police say two men and a woman are wanted in connection to a robbery disguised as a meetup sale in Melrose.

News 12 Staff

Mar 21, 2024, 10:55 AM

Updated 34 days ago

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Police say two men and a woman are wanted in connection to a robbery disguised as a meetup sale in Melrose.
According to the NYPD, a man tried buying a laptop from a seller in February on Westchester Avenue. The victim let the female seller enter his car and she pulled a gun on him. Police say two other men showed up and stole the victim's two cell phones, more than $2,000 from his pockets, then punched him repeatedly.
The victim is expected to be OK.
The suspects are still at large.


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