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Police release photos of Craigslist robber

2 years ago July 31, 2012 Jul 31, 2012 Tuesday, July 31 2012 Tuesday, July 31, 2012 3:19:08 PM EDT in News
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance photos and asked the public for help finding an armed robber who used Craigslist to set up his crime.

Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said it happened on July 13 around 3 p.m. at 10389 Airline Highway. He said the victim contacted someone they thought was selling a car on Craigslist, and arranged the meeting on Airline Highway. When the person arrived, they threatened the victim with a gun and stole their money.

The robber was caught on surveillance cameras before the robbery happened, and police are asking for help identifying the person in the photo.

Anyone with information on this robbery is urged to contact the BRPD Armed Robbery Division at (225) 389-3845.

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