A woman is scheduled to face a judge after police say she allegedly robbed a man at a Boston hotel after meeting him on an online dating app.
Selena Rivera-Apodaca, 24, of Kent, Washington, was arrested at the Hyatt Regency Tuesday morning and faces an armed robbery charge, police said.
Officers arrived to the hotel at about 11:50 a.m. for a report of an armed robbery. At the scene, police said they spoke with a man who said he met a woman on an online dating app before meeting her in the lobby of the hotel.
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The man said the two then went to the woman's room where they talked for about 30 minutes, police said.
It was during that time the woman took out a Taser and "held it to the victim" while she went through his pockets, according to police. The man told police the woman stole more than $100 from him before he ran from the room.
The man was able to get hotel staff to call the police, authorities said.
When officers went to Rivera-Apodaca's room to investigate, police said she denied knowing the victim and then became uncooperative. Police said officers then located a pink Taser on top of her luggage and took her into custody.
Rivera-Apodaca is expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court. It's unclear if she has an attorney.