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Man Answering Craigslist Ad Robbed



    Man Answering Craigslist Ad Robbed
    NBC San Diego

    Police are searching for four men who robbed a man responding to a Craigslist ad to purchase two Mac Book computers.

    The 21-year-old victim agreed to purchase the two computers and arranged to meet the man at La Mesita Park in La Mesa on Thursday around 8 p.m., police said.

    The victim and his friend arrived at the park and saw two men sitting inside a 1996 Honda Accord. When they approached the car to make their purchase, they two men exited the vehicle and brandishing a box cutter and demanded money, investigators said.

    The victim handed over $2100. Officers say two other men approached the victim from behind and punched him in the face and jumped into the car with the first two men.

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    Police say the suspect’s identities are unknown, but they do know the Honda was recently purchased at a Tijuana car dealership.

    If you have any information, you are asked to call La Mesa police at (619) 667-1400 or Crimestoppers at (888) 580-TIPS.