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Man arrested for robbing victim he met online

A Los Angeles man has been arrested for robbery and kidnapping after allegedly finding his victim on a social networking site.

April 18, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Los Angeles man has been arrested for robbery and kidnapping after allegedly finding his victim on a social networking site.Police said a Hermosa Beach man contacted Angel Ayala through the site, and invited Ayala to his house.

But when he arrived, police said Ayala pulled out a gun and forced the man to load electronic items into his own car.

The two then drove to a nearby ATM to withdraw cash. Ayala dropped the victim off in El Segundo and drove away in the victim's car.

Police said Ayala has admitted to using networking sites to target the gay community. Investigators believe there may be more victims.

Investigators said Angel Ayala has an extensive history of violent crime and was on parole for car jacking.

Police did not identify the name of the social networking site.


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