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Craigslist meeting turns into robbery

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A man was robbed after going to a supposed Craigslist meeting. A man was robbed after going to a supposed Craigslist meeting.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville police reported a robbery that happened late Saturday morning after a Craigslist meeting gone awry.

A man went to the Autumn Wood Apartments to buy an iPad after making arrangements on the popular web site. When he arrived at the listed address, an unknown man approached him and walked him to the apartment breezeway.

A second man appeared and pointed a handgun at the potential buyer, demanding his money. The victim gave up the money, and the robbers fled the scene.

Police responded to the scene, and the case remains under investigation.

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