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Teens Used Dating App to Commit Home Invasion Robbery: Miami Police

Two teens were arrested and police are looking for a third suspect after authorities say they used a dating app to rob their victim in a home invasion in Allapattah, Fla.

Roger Euceda, 18, and a 17-year-old suspect were arrested on charges of home invasion robbery, use of a firearm during the commission of a felony and resisting arrest without violence, Miami Police said Tuesday.

Euceda was being held without bond Tuesday. It was unknown if he has an attorney.

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According to police, the victim set up a first-time meeting with a man through a smart phone dating app. When the man showed up Monday night, the victim let him into his home on Northwest 21st Avenue.

But once inside, the suspect pulled out a gun and told the victim to lay face-down on his bed while he let his accomplice into the home, police said.

The robbers ransacked the home and fled the scene to a waiting vehicle. A neighbor had called 911 and officers arrived at the scene as the suspects got to the car.

The teens fled on foot but were caught and taken into custody. A third suspect is still at large, athorities said.

Police said the victim wasn't injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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