No Gold in Those Nuggets

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town.

Not everything that glitters is gold. A 44-year-old man got a refresher on this adage last Wednesday, April 10th around 5:30 p.m. when he reported to police that a man walked into the 2nd Avenue cell phone store where he was working and offered to sell him some gold nuggets. The man selling the gold said that the nuggets were made from real gold. But, much to the buyer’s dismay, the gold wasn’t real after all. The buyer told police he paid the man $5,200 cash for the fake nuggets. Police said video surveillance was available of the transaction and they are now looking for a black man, age 60, around 6’ 4” as the fool’s gold-peddling suspect.

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