COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A man became the victim of an armed robbery after meeting a woman online.
Police in Colorado Springs say the victim met the woman on Facebook. A week later, she asked him for help with rent money.READ MORE: No Injuries After Home Under Renovation Partially Collapses
They met up at the man’s apartment. When they went inside, two armed men showed up. They pushed the victim into the bathroom while they ransacked his home.READ MORE: Arvada Police Detain 1 Juvenile For Investigation Of Threats Against Ralston Valley High School
“One of the suspects, the one that was armed, he happened to have his gun go off. Then as soon as that happened they booked it and took whatever they could,” said the man, who asked to remain anonymous.MORE NEWS: Red Rocks Howl To Recognize Health Care Heroes Rescheduled To Next Week
The thieves got away with jewelry and expensive electronics. Police are still searching for them.