Richmond Heights Police reported Friday on Facebook that an armed robbery took place on the Galleria mall lot.
Richmond Heights Police reported: Friday at 12:45 p.m. there was an armed robbery on the Galleria Mall parking lot. This was not a random act. The victim agreed to meet the suspect on the lot to sell the suspect a cell phone. During the transaction the suspect produced a gun and robbed the victim of the phone and additional cash.
While fleeing the scene in a vehicle the suspect threw the gun out window onto the ramp from Brentwood Blvd to westbound Inerstate-64. The recovered gun was actually a toy and the investigation is continuing.