Man arrested for reportedly luring potential customers, robbing them at gunpoint

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department has arrested a man accused of luring people out under the pretense of selling ATVs and motorcycles, then robbing them at gunpoint.

Detectives with BRPD arrested Brian Bracken, 20, on Wednesday, May 23. He's accused in three separate armed robberies that happened this month.

Officials say Bracken would post ATVs and motorcycles for sale on the LetGo and Offerup apps, then potential buyers would set up a meeting place after negotiating a price. Bracken would then reportedly lure these people to another location to commit the robbery.

Bracken is charged with three counts of armed robbery.

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