Albany man robbed in social media holdup

Albany man robbed in social media holdup

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Another social media-related robbery is reported in Albany.

De'Anthony Burkes told police he arranged a meeting on Facebook to buy a cell phone. He was to meet at the shopping center in the 200 block of East Oakridge Tuesday night at midnight.  But when the suspect arrived, instead of a phone, he pulled a gun and robbed Burkes of his cash.

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