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Woman robbed by man she met from online dating site

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MADISON, Wis. - A woman says she was robbed Wednesday after she got in a car with a man she had originally met on an online dating site, according to an incident report.

The woman said she had hung out with the man several times before, and she was under the impression they were going on a date the night of the robbery, police said. The woman met the man in a parking lot at East Towne Mall and got into his car. They drove for a short distance and that's when she says she was robbed. The man took her phone and purse.

According to the incident report, the man had given her fake information about his identity. Police are still investigating the incident.

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