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Online date in Lawrence turns out to be robbery

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.


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