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Social Media App Leads to Townhouse Robbery in Germantown

Montgomery County Police Department reported a number of criminal incidents in Germantown from January 1 through January 26.

Police report that a meeting arranged through a social media app led to a strange strong-arm robbery at a Germantown townhouse last month.

According to police an adult male had arranged to meet an adult female using the MeetUp app at his townhouse in the 12100 block of Flag Harbor Drive at approximately 3:30 pm on Saturday, Jan. 26. The woman arrived at the location with another female, at some point during the meeting one of the women excused herself to the bathroom, and the other told the male that she needed to get her phone charger from the car.

As she left the residence, she allowed three males into the townhouse. The three males proceeded to take jewelry and cash which was left on the counter in the townhouse. Once the property was taken all three males and the two females left the townhouse. No inju