Metro Atlantans being robbed by people they meet on popular dating app, police say – WSB Atlanta
SOUTH FULTON, Ga. — South Fulton police are on the search for robbers they say are finding their victims on dating apps.
Police told Channel 2′s Audrey Washington that person or people responsible for a string of robberies along Old National Highway over the last few weeks.
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Authorities say the suspects are using the dating app Grindr, which is largely used by gay men, to schedule a meeting with men before pulling out a gun and taking their money.
People using other dating apps aren’t immune to falling victim to theives.
We’re talking to a woman who says she was targeted by robbers on the dating app Hinge, NEXT on Channel 2 Action News at 5 p.m.
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