Open carry enthusiast robbed at gunpoint: ‘I like your gun. Give it to me.’
Pistol in man's waistband (Shutterstock.com)

A Gresham, Oregon open carry enthusiast was robbed of his weapon on Saturday by another man with a gun.


According to KOIN Channel 6, 21-year-old William Coleman III of Gresham was standing and talking to his cousin shortly after 2:00 a.m. on Saturday when another man approached him and asked for a cigarette.

The other man -- described as a black male around 6 feet tall with a lean build and wavy hair -- asked Coleman about his weapon, a Walther P22 pistol.

He then pulled a pistol from the waistband of his pants, pointed it at Coleman and said, "I like your gun. Give it to me."

Coleman did as he was told and the man then fled on foot. He was reportedly wearing gray sweatpants, flip flop sandals and a white t-shirt and had a small patch of facial hair on his chin.

Coleman told police the suspect appeared to be between 19 and 23 years of age.

The Gresham Police Department urges anyone with information about this crime to call their tip line at (503)618-2719.

[hat-tip to Breaking News USA]