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Woman Attempting to Purchase a Car Advertised on Craigslist Robbed at Gunpoint

Woman Attempting to Purchase a Car Advertised on Craigslist Robbed at Gunpoint

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ADELANTO – A woman was robbed of her phone and cash after attempting to purchase a vehicle advertised on Craigslist on Wednesday afternoon.

The female victim went to a home in the 11000 block of Oak Lane at around 3:30 p.m.  She walked up to the home, that appeared to be vacant and was approached by a 25-30-year-old black male who was around 6’ tall and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

He took her to the backyard of the home where there was a second black man with a gun around the same age and height who was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt held her at gunpoint.  

The suspects stole her phone and the cash she had on hand for the purchase of the vehicle. The suspects fled on foot from the home.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Deputies John Gice or Chad Schuler at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6801. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at www.wetip.com.

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  • Adelanto SUV Police: Photo by Gary Martin | 24/7 Headline News
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