Police: Man goes to buy phone, grabs from seller, runs off

Police officers search for a suspect near Waverly Golf Course.
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LANSING TWP., MI (WILX) - If you saw a lot of police cars near the Waverly Golf Course on Wednesday, this could be why.

At about 10 a.m. there was an unarmed robbery in the 100 block of Clement in Lansing Township.

Two people met there trying to sell an iPhone XR to someone else.

The man who was going to buy it, grabbed the phone and ran.

One of the others chased after him and called 9-1-1.

Lansing Township police responded, along with Eaton County sheriff's deputies, while Michigan State Police sent up a helicopter.

They searched for about an hour-and-a-half before giving up.

If you know anything about this, please contact the Lansing Township Police.

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