Craigslist Transaction Goes Bad: Strong Arm Robbery on Emerson, Rolling Meadows

Rolling Meadows police responded about 4:35 p.m. Friday to the 3700 block of Emerson to a report of an armed robbery. The offender was described as a male/white in his teen with long blond hair. He was also described as wearing a gray hoodie. The offender was last seen running toward Rohlwing Road.

The victim reported he was approaching the offender during a Craigslist transaction, when the offender grabbed the laptop and ran.

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