Chicago police have arrested a 20-year-old man they say robbed several people who were responding to ads posted on Craigslist.
In a news release, police said Andrew Jones of Chicago was arrested Friday and charged with aggravated battery and armed robbery.
Contact information ( * required )
They said people responding to the ads would arrange to meet Jones at a specified location.
When they arrived Jones would display a handgun and escort them to the back of the location. Police said he then took their property, car keys and vehicles.
In one incident, a victim was shot.
The Chicago Sun-Times reported that the robberies involved people answering men-seeking-men ads and that they occurred on Nov. 5 and 12.