Man impersonating cop steals victim's cell phone and $17

(WXYZ) - The Oakland County Sheriff's Office says a man impersonating a police officer is in custody after he robbed another man at gunpoint.

The fake cop apparently pulled over the victim near University and Melrose in Pontiac. The man then identified himself as an officer and asked the victim to step out of his vehicle. Deputies say he then robbed the victim of $17 and his cell phone at gunpoint before getting back into his car and fleeing the scene.

Deputies eventually found the suspect and took him into custody. 

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