An 18-year-old woman is accused of using the Instagram account "NINIBRAZY" as part of a ruse to rob a man responding to the account. (Credit: Atlanta Police Department)
Photo: Atlanta Police Department
Photo: Atlanta Police Department

Man robbed in Instagram date gone wrong

A month after police say an 18-year-old woman used a social media account as part of a ruse to rob a man seeking a date, Atlanta police are offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to her arrest. 

Marquise Thomas met the woman on Instagram, police said in an incident report. On the social media platform, the woman went by the name "NINIBRAZY." Thomas, police said, took his mom’s Honda Accord and drove to the 200 block of Wadley Street to meet the woman on Nov. 20.

The two drove aimlessly before the woman asked Thomas to pick up her brother, which he did, police said in the incident report.

A man in a jacket with a red hood got in the car with the woman and Thomas. The trio continued driving until the woman told Thomas the man in the jacket was a Bloods gang member who had a gun, according to the incident report.

She ordered Thomas to the back of the car and later dropped him off at the Oakland City MARTA station in the 1400 block of Lee Street.

Police later found the car after getting a call that it had crashed in the 1200 block of Westboro Drive. 

The accused woman is described as 5-foot-2 with a small build. She may frequent the Oakland City area, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta by calling 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting crimestoppersatlanta.org.

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