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      Post on Craigslist leads to assault, robbery

      A post on Craigslist led to a strong arm robbery in Columbia.
      A post on Craigslist led to a strong-arm robbery in Columbia. At about 9:45 p.m. Sunday, officers went to a Broadway Village apartment for a 23-year-old man who was the victim of the robbery. The victim, from Jefferson City, said he made arrangements through Craigslist to meet at the apartments to buy a cell phone. The man said instead of buying the phone, he was assaulted by two men who also took his money, wallet and phone. The victim had minor injuries. A Boone County Sheriff's Department K-9 tried to track the suspects but was unsuccessful. The suspects were described as both being black males. One was described as a black male, about 19-years-old, 5'5??, 125 lbs. with a thin build wearing a dark shirt and jeans.