Two arrested in online dating scam

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - An undercover operation has landed two people in jail accused of luring victims through an online dating app in order to rob them.

Gainesville police arrested 39-year-old Tavares Wilson and 24-year-old Leila johnson.

Detectives say both suspects conspired to rob people by luring them to Oak Glade Apartments promising sex.

Police found Wilson in possession of narcotics and a gun. He is a convicted felon.

Wilson confessed to plotting the robberies with Johnson.

Both have been charged with conspiracy to commit an armed robbery.