Man Looking For Sex On Dating App Stolen At Point Of Gun While Dating In Orange
Orange police are investigating a report of an armed robbery in the street on Saturday.
According to a police report, a rest unit working in the area radioed to report that an unidentified person rushed towards them and announced that he had been robbed.
Upon arrival of the police, the victim indicated that she had met a guy on the “Tagged” dating app.
The victim told police the individual visited his home in Railroad Place, between South Essex and South Day Street.
In the car, the victim believed that he and the suspect would be engaging in sexual activity, but this did not happen.
Police say the suspect quickly wielded a black handgun and took an iPhone Max 11 and its gold bracelet.
The victim was able to get out of the vehicle and run to the rest unit around the corner.
Police are looking for the suspect’s vehicle, which is an older gray Toyota model.
Police say the suspect is 5’11 “and wears dreadlocks. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black hoodie and dark jeans.
Orange police transported the victim to headquarters to give a statement.
No physical injuries were reported.