Local woman claims Craigslist posting led her to robbery

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on September 3, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 4 at 7:25 AM

(KMOV) – A Belleville woman claims a posting on Craigslist led her right into a robbery.

The woman said she arranged to buy an iPhone but when she when to meet the seller, she was robbed at gunpoint.

Police said the seller-turned-suspect, identified as 17-year--old Trevon Yates, then struck the woman in the head.

Authorities said he and a 16-year-old suspect are being held in the St. Clair County Jail. 

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