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CBS Chicago

AURORA, Ill. (STMW) — A west suburban Naperville man who was attempting to sell his cell phone on Craigslist was robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon when he showed up at the buyer’s Aurora home.

The 27-year-old man was browsing Craigslist early Thursday morning, and responded to an ad posted by a west suburban Aurora man who was seeking to purchase a phone, police told the Aurora Beacon News. The two talked, and agreed to meet at the buyer’s Aurora home where the $350 sale would take place.

The victim said he was told to drive to the 400 block of Blackhawk Street, and call the suspect once he arrived.

Police said the victim was asked inside the home by Tranon Meeks, 25, who lived at the address. Once inside, Meeks allegedly went to a different room in the home, and came back wielding a long-barrel rifle.

According to the victim…

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