Jonesboro woman arrested in dating app robbery scheme

Tatyana Pumae Green

Clayton County authorities have arrested a Jonesboro woman accused of luring men she met on dating apps into armed robberies.

On Thursday, Riverdale police said they were investigating after at least two men who met the woman online ended up getting robbed at gunpoint when they showed up for their dates.

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About 2 a.m. Friday, Riverdale police and Clayton County deputies arrested Tatyana Pumae Green, 23, after receiving an online tip, authorities said.

Both of the alleged victims were approached by two men and robbed at gunpoint while they were with Green at the Harmony Pines Apartments on Upper Riverdale Road, police said.

Tatyana Pumae Green was arrested Friday after allegedly setting up the armed robberies of two men she met on dating websites.

Credit: Riverdale Police Department

Credit: Riverdale Police Department

The first robbery occurred Jan. 25 after a man said he met Green on the Plenty of Fish dating app and took her out. When the two returned to the apartment complex, two men with guns approached the car they were in, police said.

The men got into the car and told the victim to drive, officials said. When they arrived at a location outside the Riverdale city limits, the men robbed the victim, assaulted him and stole his car, police said.

The second robbery occurred Wednesday about 10:15 p.m. when a man who met Green on the Tagged dating app arrived at the apartment complex to pick her up, authorities said.

As he arrived, two men with handguns jumped into his car, authorities said. A struggle ensued between the gunmen and their intended target, but the man was able to escape unharmed and call police.

Green is being held without bond in the Clayton County Jail on a single count of probation violation, records show.

Authorities are still searching for the two men involved in the robberies. Anyone with information on their identities or whereabouts is asked to call Riverdale police at 770-909-5441.

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