A Ventura business owner was dragged by a car for several feet after trying to reclaim two iPads stolen by a prospective buyer he met on Craigslist, police said Saturday.
Around 5:15 p.m., the 34-year-old victim called police to report the robbery, which happened outside his business in a shopping center on West Main Street.
The man told police he had arranged to meet a potential buyer for his two iPads, but the robber instead took off with the devices without paying for them. He fled to a dark colored sedan parked nearby, where a second man was waiting and began to drive away.
The victim reached into the car trying to get the iPads back, and was dragged for several feet.
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The victim suffered minor scrapes, but did not seek medical attention.
Anyone with information can call the Ventura Police Department at 805-339-4400.