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Couple arrested after trying to sell baby on Craigslist for $3,000

Authorities said the man and woman posted on Craigslist that they had a baby available for $3,000. (WCYB/CNN) Authorities said the man and woman posted on Craigslist that they had a baby available for $3,000. (WCYB/CNN)

GREENE COUNTY, TN (WCYB/CNN) - A couple was arrested for trying to sell their infant child online on Craigslist.

Authorities said the man and woman posted on Craigslist that they had a baby available for $3,000.

Police received a tip on Friday about the 5-month-old baby for sale and then forwarded that information to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Undercover officers set up a meeting with the couple where they were arrested and charged with child abuse.

John David Cain, Jr., 26, and Deanna Greer, 38 made their first court appearance on Monday and will be back in court on April 8.

The baby was taken into custody and the two are being held on $150,000 bond.

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