A Cunupia man has been arrested after a Facebook arrangement to buy a Nissan Tiida turned out to be larceny.
Reports are that the victim saw the social media advertisement and met with the suspect in Valencia.
While test driving the car, he paid the man the $5,500 downpayment, before they drove to Munroe Road to make photocopies of paperwork.
However, after the victim left the car, the suspect drove off with his money forcing Cunupia police to get involved.
The car was intercepted along Mausica Road, Arima and the suspect was arrested.