Akron man robbed at gunpoint after answering computer ad on Craigslist

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A man attempting to buy a computer off of Craigslist was robbed after meeting with the potential seller.

The 27-year-old victim found a computer on Craigslist that he wanted to buy. He contacted the potential seller and agreed to meet the seller in a parking lot on Eva Walk around 4:30PM Friday evening.

When the victim arrived on Eva Walk, he was told by the seller to get into the car. Another man then pulled a handgun on the victim and robbed him of $165. The victim got out of the car and the suspects fled.

The suspects were three men, 19 - 22 year old. One suspect was wearing a blue and white shirt. The suspect vehicle was a light blue, Ford Crown Victoria.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Akron Police at 330-375-2181.

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