Online date in Lawrence turns out to be robbery
January 3, 2019 3:39PM CST
Authorities say a man was robbed after inviting a date whom he met online to his Lawrence apartment.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the robbery happened around 7:10 p.m. Friday. Police Sgt. Amy Rhoads says the victim told police he met the robber on a dating website. When the man arrived, he brandished a gun and demanded the victim’s bank card.
The suspect fled and used the bank card a short time later. No one was immediately arrested.