TIME Bizarre

Robbery Suspect Friends Victim on Facebook, Is Promptly Arrested

Hmm.

Washington’s Kitsap Sun reports that a 28-year-old robbery suspect was arrested after adding his victim on Facebook the next day. Here’s the Associated Press:

Authorities say a woman was sitting at the Bremerton ferry terminal on Tuesday using her headphones when she was struck on the head from behind. After she was struck, a man grabbed her iPod and purse and ran. She didn’t recognize the man but noticed a tattoo of a triangle on his neck.

The next day, the woman received a Facebook friend notification and recognized the sender as the man who robbed her.

Investigators confirmed the Facebook account belonged to Mullins, and they noted a profile picture of Mullins showing the triangle neck tattoo.

The suspect was charged with second-degree robbery. Is this peak Facebook?

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