Police: Online date turns into violent robbery

Tajia Bridges (Clayton County Sheriff's Office)

Two people have been arrested after an online date led to a robbery.

Tajia Bridges is being charged with armed robbery and Jyqwavous Whitaker was arrested for aggravated assault.

Clayton County police said the arrests stem from a reported shooting on Jan. 15 in the 2000 Block of Hartford Drive. Officer arrived to find a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

Jyqwavous Whitaker (Clayton County Sheriff's Office)

Investigators determined Bridges met the victim through an online dating app. She had gone over to his home when investigators said she noticed a large amount of cash. Police said Bridges contacted Whitaker and a couple of other friends to rob the victim.

The group of men approached the victim as Bridges was leaving. Whitaker and the victim were injured.

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