Dangers of Dating through Craigslist.com – You Might Get Attacked and Robbed

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A 60-year-old man of Altamonte Springs, Florida, suffered a harmful attack and was simultaneously robbed after meeting a woman whom he met on Craigslist.com. Orlando police stated the man met the woman, whom he believed was 28-years-old at Sylvester Hankins Park around 11 p.m. The man and woman were eating when two men approached them, grabbed the man by his neck, threw him to the ground, and stole his wallet and phone. Afterwards, the two attackers and the woman ran off. Police suspect the woman knew the two attackers. The victim did not sustain any serious personal injuries and refused medical treatment. For more read 60-year-old man of Altamonte Springs attacked while meeting a woman he met on Craigslist.
With the plethora of social networking, dating and other Internet websites it is easier for people to meet and come in to contact with one another than before. However, people need to ensure their own safety before meeting someone with whom they met over the Internet. Try and use secured websites, run background checks and meet during the daytime and in public places.

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