Woman robbed and assaulted in Burlington by a man the victim met online.


BURLINGTON, N.C.-- A woman is recovering after being robbed and assaulted in Burlington.

According to police, the woman was attacked Tuesday evening after she went to meet a man she had been talking to online. Police found the victim after responding to a robbery call in the 600 Block of North Mebane Street. The woman told officers she had been talking to the suspect on social media and had come to the location to meet him.

She said after a brief conversation the man assaulted her, took some money and ran off. The victim received minor injuries that did not require medical attention, police said.

Officers identified Adam Jordan Lowe, 22 as the suspect and took out warrants against him for Common Law Robbery and Assault on Female. Lowe has not been arrested and police are looking for him.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information related to this investigation should contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500 or Burlington / Alamance Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100.

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