Man robbed during romantic online meetup at hotel, 2 in custody

Man robbed during romantic online meetup at hotel, 2 in custody »Play Video

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - Boise Police is investigating a robbery at a local hotel Monday night.

The robbery was reported shortly after 9 p.m. Monday at the Hyatt Place on Milwaukee Street in Boise.

The victim told officers he went to the hotel to meet a woman who he met online. He said when he went into a hotel room with the woman, another man barged in and robbed him of several hundred dollars cash.

The victim says he went outside and called police, who arrived within minutes. Officers took a man into custody matching the suspect's description who was leaving the hotel at the time. Police say they also have the woman who the man says he came to meet in custody.