Suspect Uses Craigslist to Set Up Robbery

Posted: Dec 4, 2012 7:59 AM by Matt Moreno
Updated: Dec 7, 2012 2:35 PM

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COLUMBIA - Police are looking for a man after an attempted robbery Monday night.

The robbery happened at 11:42 p.m. on the 3000 block of Jenne Hill Drive. The male victim put an ad on Craigslist looking for new and used electronics for sale according to the Columbia Police Department.

The robbery suspect responded. The victim and suspect agreed to meet up on the 3000 block of Jenne Hill Drive.

The suspect drew a weapon and demanded money during the payment process. The victim refused to gave the money and the suspect ran away. The victim chased the suspect on foot until the suspect fled in a dark vehicle.

No one was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbia Police Department at (573)-874-7448.

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