Craigslist seller robbed of iPhone at Casselberry Hooters

Man arrested after being Tased by police

CASSELBERRY, Fla. - A man was Tased by police and arrested early Friday on suspicion of stealing an iPhone during a Craigslist transaction at the Hooters in Casselberry.

The theft occurred around 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of State Road 436 and Red Bug Lake Road.

According to Casselberry police, a man was selling his iPhone 5 when the prospective buyer implied that he had a gun, stole the phone and took off in a vehicle suspected to have been stolen.

The car was spotted a short time later and the driver tried to ditch the car and run, but he was Tased by officers and arrested, Casselberry police said.

No other details have been released.

Copyright 2013 by All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.