Three arrested in armed robberies tied to Craigslist ads

Posted on: 4:35 pm, December 24, 2013, by

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COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)– Collinsville police made an arrest in three armed robberies tied to Craigslist ads.

Three suspects are in custody for robberies on December 15th, 17th and 22nd.

In two cases, the victims were attacked with a baseball bat after answering an ad about buying a TV.

When they got to an apartment complex to make the deal, a suspect pulled a gun on the victim and demanded money.

Police say a 4th suspect may be involved.