Cops: 2 men lured victim they met on a dating site

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Two Cayuga County men were arrested for allegedly attempting to rob someone they had met on a dating site.

According to State Police, on Aug. 3, 19-year-old Cameron Fox and 21-year-old Chad Jennings lured the victim to a remote area in the Town of Locke.

The victim had met one of the suspects on an online dating website, according to State Police.

Troopers say the two were armed with a handgun and attempted to steal money from the victim.

Jennings and Fox were charged with second-degree attempted robbery and were sent to the Cayuga County Jail on bail.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information pertaining to similar incidents in the Southern Cayuga area are asked to contact the New York State Police in Auburn at 315-255-2766.

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