The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is reporting that an Eldersburg man in the 20s was threatened with a hammer and robbed of an iPhone in an early morning incident on Sunday, June 17.
The incident occurred at about 2 a.m., according to the report. The sheriff's office said the victim had agreed to meet two people — a man and a woman — on Hodges Road, near the area where it comes to a dead end, in order to sell an Apple iPhone to them.
But when everyone had arrived, one of the suspects pulled out a hammer and threatened the victim with it, and ordered him to hand over the phone and his money, the report said.
According to the report, the other person had a knife, and held it to the victims throat. After turning over the property, the victim was able to flee the scene and called 911.
The victim did not sustain any injuries, according to the report. The sheriff's office says the total loss is more than $1,000.
The suspects were driving a older model, silver color Oldsmobile or Pontiac, unknown tag number, the report said.