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POLICE: Louisville man robbed after answering online ad to trade guns

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Atorian Bitting (source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Atorian Bitting (source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police have arrested a Louisville man after he allegedly robbed a victim who answered an online ad.

According to the arrest warrant, it happened June 30. That's when police say the victim met Atorian Bitting and two unnamed accomplices after he responded to a listing on Armslist.com offering to trade a firearm. Police say they traded weapons before the suspects asked the victim for a ride. Once the victim began driving, police say Bitting held a gun to the victim's head and demanded his money and guns. 

Police say the suspects then drove away in the victim's vehicle. Investigators were able to identify Bitting by using his phone number. The victim then identified him from a photo pack. 

Bitting was arrested by St. Matthews police on Oct. 12. He's charged with robbery, carrying a concealed deadly weapon and receiving stolen property. 

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