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      Columbia man arrested in armed robbery involving item on Craiglist

      A Columbia man has been arrested after an armed robbery.

      Dawan Jamal Thompson, 23, was arrested Monday morning.

      On Sunday night around 7:15, Myrtle Beach police were called to Celebrity Circle for an armed robbery.

      The victim said he wanted to buy a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 cell phone on Craigslist for $350, according to the Myrtle Beach police report.

      When he went to meet the seller from Craigslist in a parking lot at Broadway at the Beach, the victim said the suspect put a gun to his head and grabbed the phone and $350.

      Thompson faces an Armed Robbery charge and is being held on a $20,000 bond.