Police: teens use Craigslist ad to rob man at gunpoint

SEATTLE -- Police are looking for a pair of armed robbers who used a Craigslist ad to lure in a victim Thursday evening.

The victim put an ad on Craigslist saying he wanted to buy an iPhone, but police say when he met with the purported sellers at 31st Avenue and East Yesler Way, they robbed him.

The robbers, who are both thought to be 15- to 16-years old, arranged to meet the victim at 6:30 p.m. When he arrived to buy the phone, the teens pulled out a gun and robbed the man of his cash and his phone.

Police searched the area but came up empty. No detailed description of the teens is available.