Craigslist Ad Leads To Robbery, Arrest



(6-5-14) Police caught a 23-year-old man not long after he held up another man at a northwest Lincoln hotel. It happened just after midnight Thursday morning, when a 25-year-old placed a personal ad on Craigslist. The suspect answered the ad and met the victim at a Howard Johnson Hotel. Police say that Dean Kassik pulled a gun from his backpack and robbed the victim of cash and credit cards. The arrest was made after police used the victim's phone to email Kassik and arrange a second meeting with him near 48th and R streets. Kassik is in jail on suspicion of  robbery, use of a firearm to commit a felony, possession of stolen propety and carrying a concealed weapon. The cash, credit cards and a gun were found. 

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