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Police: Craigslist ad leads to Pascagoula armed robbery

Nicholas DeMorst (Photo source: Pascagoula Police Dept.) Nicholas DeMorst (Photo source: Pascagoula Police Dept.)
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -

Pascagoula Police have arrested a man who they say robbed a couple after luring them to town with a Craigslist ad.

Investigators said the victims came in contact with Nicholas DeMorst when they answered an ad about an iPhone for sale. When they showed up in Pascagoula to buy the phone, police said Nicholas DeMorst held them up and took $355. 

DeMorst is charged with Armed Robbery, and is being held at the Pascagoula City Jail awaiting an initial court appearance. Officials said DeMorst is currently out on bond for another felony.

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