A man arranging to buy a cellphone from someone at the Hardee's on East Clemmonsville Road was the victim of an armed robbery on Sunday, police said.
Ricardo Rivas-Vasquez, 40, of Winston-Salem told Winston-Salem Police that he went to the parking lot of the Hardee's, 10 E. Clemmonsville Road, on Sunday at 3 p.m. to buy a phone from someone. He had arranged to buy the phone on the "Let Go" app, a popular app to buy and sell used items.
The suspect showed a firearm and demanded Rivas-Vasquez's money.
The suspect then fled the scene in a silver late model Pontiac Grand Am, police reported.
No one was injured during the incident, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800.