Man Pulls Gun During iPhone Sale

Bill Pearse
October 25, 2019 - 6:53 pm

(Simsbury,Conn./WTIC)-  A Springfield, Massachusetts man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery during what was to be an iPhone sale.The victims arranged to meet with 28  year old Christopher Fonville Friday at 55 Elm Street in Simsbury to complete the sale.The say  when Fonville arrived he pulled a gun  and stole the phone.

Fonville then walked away and   police were called.Fonville was apprehended nearby a  short time later.He surrendered without incident.

Fonville has been charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Robbery,Threatening,Larceny and  Breach of Peace.He is being held on $100,000 bond.

The Simsbury Police remind residents  that the lobby of the police department is a designated  Safe Exchange Zone.