Philadelphia man wanted after stealing drone during Craigslist transaction

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EAST EARL TWP., Pa.– Police are investigating a robbery that occurred during a time where a Craigslist transaction was supposed to be completed.

Simon Flood, 29, of Philadelphia, is wanted after he punched the victim and stole the DJI Inspire 1 drone that he was supposed to be purchasing.

The robbery occurred in the parking lot of a business in the 100 block of Toddy Drive on May 27 at approximately 6:10 p.m. Flood was able to get away with the drone, which is valued at $3,800.00.

Flood is a black male that stands 6’6″ with a beard and a “half-sleeve” tattoo on his left arm. He was last seen driving a black 2004 Cadillac SRX with the Pennsylvania license plate JZS6616. The vehicle has tinted windows and black wheels and was last seen traveling northbound on Springville Rd. (Route 897) toward Main St. (Route 23).

Anyone with information on this incident or suspect is asked to contact the East Earl Township Police Department at 717-355-5302.