Second Craigslist Robbery In Colorado Springs Within One Week

By: John Harding Email
By: John Harding Email

Police investigators say a second Craigslist user has been robbed in Colorado Springs this week. They're now working to learn if there's a connection between the two.

The latest happened around 10:30 Tuesday night at the Pine Creek Village Apartments, near South Academy Boulevard and Airport Road. It's the same spot where another robbery happened late Sunday night.

There are other similarities as well. Both crimes happened between 10 p-m and midnight. In each case, the items were being sold in the electronics section on Craigslist. Springs police also say, once the victim showed each suspect the item for-sale, the suspect pulled out a handgun, stole the item, and then took off.

Investigators tell 11 News that niether of the victims live at the apartment complex. It was supposed to be a neutral meeting place.

If you know anything about these robberies, you're asked to call Springs Police right away.


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