Man robbed during a "date"

By Taylor Barnhill  - bio | email | Twitter

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  A boy meets girl encounter turns into an armed robbery.

The victim tells Columbus Police he met a girl at a local bar and the two of them rented a room at the Econo Lodge on Veterans Parkway.

Once they were alone, the victim tells police two black men entered the room with guns and demanded money. He fought the two men and ran away from the hotel.

One suspect is described as a black man in his mid to late 20's, shoulder length dreadlocks standing at 6'2'', 240 pounds. He was wearing a red polo short and blue jeans.

The other black man is in his 20's, 5'10'', 145 pounds with a black shirt and a Yankees hat.

If you have any information on this crime you are asked to call Columbus Police at (706)653-3400.

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