Craigslist buyer leaves with car before paying for it


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Police in Sacramento are looking for a prospective car buyer met through Craigslist who drove off in a woman’s car without paying for it.

The woman met with the prospective buyer of her 2004 Kia Rio on Tuesday night at a McDonald’s, Fox40 in Sacramento reported.


He and a girl the woman believed was his 15-year-old daughter took the car for a test drive, and when they got back, he asked to go around some more, police told the TV station. The owner stepped out momentarily, and the man and the teen took off before she could get back inside.

The owner was unharmed.


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--Rowena Shaddox, Fox40 Sacramento