Car sale arranged online leads to $4,000 robbery



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,