Police: Men attempted gunpoint robbery of man selling car

Police are looking for two men who tried to rob a man at gunpoint after test-driving a car. The men inquired about the car, which

Police are looking for two men who tried to rob a man at gunpoint after test-driving a car.

Police are looking for two men who tried to rob a man at gunpoint after test-driving a car. (5/30/16)

BROOKLYN - Police are looking for two men who tried to rob a man at gunpoint after test-driving a car.

The men inquired about the car, which had been advertised for sale on Craigslist. After test-driving the vehicle, the men tried to rob the seller at West 10th Street and Highlawn Avenue on May 17.

Police say one man pulled out a gun and ordered the would-be seller to leave the car, but he refused.

After a brief struggle, police say the two suspects ran off. 

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