Off Duty CMPD Officer Assaulted During Craigslist Sell
YORK COUNTY, S.C.--An off-duty Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer told investigators that he was pepper-sprayed and assaulted when he tried to sell his iPhone to someone via a Craigslist ad.
Police say the officer went to a gas station on Carowinds Boulevard just after 1 a.m. to meet the potential buyer. That's when the off-duty cop says the man pepper-sprayed him and took off with the phone.
According to a police report, the officer pulled out a weapon and chased down the suspect but the officer was cut when the suspect closed the door to his getaway car.
No arrests have been made at this time.
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