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Social media rendezvous turns into armed robbery

(Source: FOX 8) (Source: FOX 8)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Two armed men robbed someone who thought he was having an encounter with a person he met on social media, according to an initial New Orleans police report.

The 32-year-old victim traveled to Elysian Fields Ave. and Gentilly Blvd St. around 4:45 a.m. on Friday. He got into a car with two men.

When they arrived at the intersection of Selma St. and Eastern St., the two men pulled out guns and demanded the victim's property, according to police.

The perpetrators later returned to the victim's house and stole his vehicle.

No description of the gunmen was provided by police.

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