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Dating Scam: Man Meets Up With a Woman in Menlo Park, Victim Robbed and Assaulted

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A man was robbed and assaulted during his date with a woman. (Photo: ABC)

A man met up with a woman, whom he met through an online dating app, but he was robbed and assaulted and the woman fled with the suspects.

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A man was robbed and assaulted during his date with a woman. (Photo: ABC)

Man Met Up With a Woman

A 35-year-old man met up with a woman on 600 block of Haven Avenue Friday evening. He met the woman through an online dating app. A supposed to be a romantic event in the man’s life becomes a tragic one after he was robbed and assaulted.

According to the police officers, they arrived at the place around 5:55 p.m. and they found the man suffering from multiple injuries he sustained after he was struck by a pistol. They also added that the man was punched and kicked, CBS News reports.

The victim was with the woman when the robbery and assault happened. They were sitting in the victim’s car when two persons approached them. The man was removed from his car and they started to assault him and take his cash. The victim said the woman willingly fled with the suspects.

Description of the Suspects

The victim said the male suspects were Black adults in their early 20s. However, he cannot fully describe the face because they were wearing face masks. One of the suspects wore all black clothing and a red jacket. He also added that one of them was armed with a handgun.

Meanwhile, he described the woman as white or Hispanic and in her early 20s. When they met up, the woman wore reading glasses gray sneakers, and a white dress with black designs on it. Until now, police officers are still searching for the suspects.