A Florida man was arrested for luring his robbery victims through online dating applications
31 year-old Tavares Wilson lured male victims to an apartment complex, confronted them with a gun or knife and robbed them.
Authorities said there have been at least five reported and countless unreported robberies in the area since January that fit the same profile.
Wilson was charged Thursday. Authorities say he confessed to the robberies and had illegal drugs and a firearm when they arrested him.
Police said the investigation is ongoing and more arrests are likely.
He was taken into custody by the Gainesville Police Department on July 11, assisting in the case being handled by the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office.
Wilson, who runs a cartoon character costume business called ‘Costume N More’ according to his Facebook pages, remains in custody facing three second degree felonies, a third degree felony and a first degree misdemeanor.