Police in Gardendale, Ala., are trying to make online shopping at sites like Craigslist and OfferUp safer.
Just days after two men were arrested and charged with robbery after police say they lured a buyer with a fake Craigslist ad, police are offering a place for buyers and sellers to meet in the parking lot outside the department. The spot is under 24-hour video surveillance.
The station lobby also is available for transactions, police added.
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