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Arrests made in dating app robberies

Posted at 12:48 PM, Oct 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-09 13:48:55-04

Omaha Police said they've made a series of arrests in connection to a string of dating app robberies.

Jordan Kellogg, 20, was arrested Saturday on seven counts of robbery.

Police said Kellogg is connected to the string of incidents where male victims would set up dates with people they believed to be women, only to show up and be robbed by armed men.

The investigation lead to the search of a home near 24th and Ida streets. Kellogg and a 17-year-old were arrested there. Terrell Brown, 20, was also taken into custody for possession of a firearm.

All of the recent dating app robberies were reported as happening during early morning hours in the Miller Park and Florence areas.

The investigation is ongoing, OPD said.