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Police: Online meetup leads to motel robbery


Authorities are investigating a hotel robbery, reportedly involving a person the victim met online.

Police were called to the Drake Motel, located on Reading Road around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday.

According to investigators, a customer was robbed by someone who he had met over the Internet. The suspect reportedly held the victim at knifepoint and used duct tape to secure him to a chair, before stealing his wallet, cell phone and 2004 Acura.

The victim was not injured during the incident.

The suspect remains on the loose. The victim's car is described as a red Acura RSX, with the Ohio plate FLN4615.

Anyone with information should call the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office at (513) 825-1500 or Crime Stoppers at (513) 352-3040

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