Craigslist ad responder attacked, robbed

Police are searching for a suspect after a Craigslist shopper was attacked and robbed while trying to pick up his goods in The Bronx.

Police are searching for a suspect after a Craigslist shopper was attacked and robbed while trying to pick up his goods in The Bronx. (1/3/13)

THE BRONX - Police are searching for a suspect after a Craigslist shopper was attacked and robbed while trying to pick up his goods in The Bronx.

According to investigators, the 27-year-old victim showed up to a building on Lafayette Avenue last week in response to a laptop sale ad. They say he was then pepper sprayed and robbed of $350.

Craigslist advises everyone to be aware of dangers when meeting strangers on the Internet. It suggests using public meeting places and bringing a friend. 

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