Prank Craigslist Ad Lists Toddler for Sale

22-year-old man will not be charged

By Monique Hayes
|  Friday, May 18, 2012  |  Updated 9:59 AM EDT
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A man will not be charged for posting a fake Craigslist ad listing a toddler for sale.   

Several people flagged the ad Wednesday. It stated a 2-year-old baby girl was for sale for $300 in Portsmouth, Va. 

Portsmouth police said a 22-year-old man posted the listing.  He was located using his computer's IP address.     

Police found no children at the location.

The ad was determined to be a prank, according to officials.

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