City of Red Wing

Red Wing Police Department Warns of On-Line Ads

Monday, November 19 2012 12:00 AM

The Red Wing Police Department is encouraging the citizens of Red Wing to use caution when responding to on-line advertising on the internet, such as Craigslist.  Recent cases reported to the Red Wing Police Department involve people responding to ad’s on Craigslist that have resulted in them being victimized.  Reports of theft, vehicle tampering, and sexual assault are currently being investigated.  The Red Wing Police Department reminds it’s citizens that they should  not  meet at private locations or provide their personal address to  individuals they have met through on-line ad’s.  If you feel that you have been a victim of such an on-line ad, please contact the Red Wing Police Department to report the crime at (651) 385-3155.

Chief Roger D. Pohlman,651-267-2610

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