Man to face court after stealing iPhone 7 from Gumtree seller

A man is due to face court today after allegedly robbing a man who was attempting to sell an iPhone 7 on the Gold Coast yesterday.

Police said that around 1.30pm Monday, the pair met in the carpark of a premises on Bundall Road after arranging a meeting through popular buy and sell website Gumtree.

During the meet-up, the 24-year-old man stole the iPhone and ran, with the seller, a 29-year-old man chasing after him.


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The younger man then allegedly threatened the older man, before running off.

Police were called in to investigate and with the assistance of the dog squad located the offender at an address in Mercedes Place in Bundall.

He was charged with armed robbery and possessing utensils or pipes and is due to face Southport Court today.