published Monday, August 4th, 2014

Tennessee man expecting to meet woman is greeted by guns

KNOXVILLE — A 39-year-old Morristown man escaped an apparent robbery trap at a Knoxville apartment set by a woman he met on social media.

The attempted armed robbery occurred about 6 p.m. Sunday when the man arrived at Bramblewood Apartments in West Knox County on Bramblewood Lane. The unidentified man was to meet a woman at the apartment, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

Once in the apartment, however, "two females and one male attempted to rob him at gunpoint," according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.

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