JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A mother reportedly got robbed while waiting on her stepson outside of an apartment complex.
It happened at the Gladiola Estates, 703 Gladiolus Drive, around 1 a.m. Saturday.
The woman told Jonesboro police she was smoking a cigarette in her car when a black man walked up to her door.
He asked the woman for a cigarette. After she gave him one, police say he "brandished a chrome looking object."
According to the report, the woman did not know if it was a knife or gun.
The suspect demanded the victim for all the cash in her purse.
He ran off with $250, but left behind a cell phone.
The victim later took the phone to the police department and after further observation, an officer was able to identify the suspect by a picture on the phone.
Police are currently looking for the 21-year-old suspect, who reportedly was wearing a red zip-up hoodie, blue jeans, and a blue and purple baseball hat.
Copyright 2016 KAIT. All rights reserved.