Police: Man gets robbed responding to Craigslist ad

Surveillance image of suspected armed robber (Source: BRPD)
Surveillance image of suspected armed robber (Source: BRPD)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police are searching for a man they believe to be involved in an armed robbery.

The robbery happened July 13, 2012 around 3 p.m. The suspect was selling a car on Craigslist and agreed to meet the victim on Airline Highway to make the sale.

When the suspect and victim met, the suspect held the victim at gunpoint and took an undisclosed amount of money from him before leaving the scene.

Police say the suspect was caught on a surveillance camera shortly before the robbery happened. Police are trying to identify the person in the photos.

The suspect is described as a black male; 5'9" tall, 150-160 pounds, 18-25 years old.

Anyone with information on this robbery is urged to contact the Armed Robbery Division at 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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