Man with gun in waistband robs north side resident, police say

Man with gun in waistband robs north side resident, police say
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A north side resident was robbed Monday afternoon by a man who was having a conversation with him after the unknown man he was talking to revealed he had a gun in his waistband, police said.

The 49-year-old man was having a conversation with a man he doesn’t know around 5:50 p.m. outside his apartment building in the 3600 block of Kipling Drive, according to a release.

The victim told officers the man he was talking to lifted up his jacket to reveal a gun tucked in his waistband.

The man then reached into the victim’s pocket and took his money before fleeing the area, police said.

The robber is described as white, in his 20s and 6 feet 2 inches tall. He had brown hair that went past his ears, brown eyes and no facial hair. He was wearing a red jacket with white lettering.

The victim reported the Monday afternoon robbery to police Wednesday.

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