Car sale arranged online leads to $4,000 robbery
Thursday, June 9, 2011
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) -- A 22-year-old Medford man was robbed of $4,000 cash by an armed stranger who arranged a purported car sale on Craigslist.
The meeting was set up for Wednesday evening.
The Eugene Register-Guard reports the victim met the suspect in the parking lot of a Springfield apartment complex, then drove him to another address.
When they arrived, police say the suspect drew a handgun and robbed the victim of the cash he intended to use to pay for the car.
No injuries were reported.
The victim's name was not immediately released.
Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com