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Report: Thief meets victim on Instagram, steals Air Jordan Gammas

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SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies said an unknown thief reached out to a man on Instagram about buying a pair of Nike Air Jordan Gamma Blue shoes, but when they met up, the suspect ran off without paying.

Spartanburg County deputies were called to a home on Cardinal street where the victim reported a strong arm robbery.

According to deputies, the thief contacted the victim on Instagram about buying the shoes then they exchanged text messages on Sunday and Monday about meeting up.

They arranged to meet at the Cardinal Street address and when the seller arrived, he saw the alleged buyer walk from behind the home, deputies said. After showing him the shoes, the suspect grabbed the box and took off running, according to deputies.

The victim chased after him through the yard but lost him near Hidden Springs Road, deputies said.

Anyone with information on the theft should contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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