Burnaby RCMP are investigating after what was reported to be an armed robbery shortly before 6 Thursday night.
A person trying to sell three pairs of Air Jordan sneakers via an ad online agreed to meet their buyer near Ernie Winch Park, on 15th street at 13th avenue..
Staff Sergeant Burks says when police arrived on scene, they gave chase on foot, but were not able to apprehend the suspect.
They did, however, recover two out of three pairs of shoes.
Burks adds they were also not able to confirm what weapon was alleged to have been used.