Teen thinks he’s meeting date, gets robbed in Bronx apartment instead: cops

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Police are looking for this man who robbed an 18-year-old inside a Bronx building. (Photo: DCPI)

TREMONT, N.Y. (PIX11)– Police say an 18-year-old who was under the pretense that he was meeting a date was robbed inside a Bronx apartment building.

The robbery happened on late evening on March 25 inside East 181 Street.

The victim thought he was meeting a woman whom he met on a dating website, cops say. When he knocked on the door, instead of the woman, he met the wanted individual who brandished a taser and then stole the victim’s iPhone Plus and fled, according to the NYPD.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.