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Online dating rendezvous resulted in arrest

Officers arrested Bradly Lutz, 36, for attempted armed robbery and pointing a firearm.
Credit: Sullivan County Sheriff's Department
Bradly Lutz

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. — A man's attempt to meet who he thought was a woman on the dating app MeetMe ended with a gun being pulled on him and an arrest.

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Department said a man from Marshal, Ill. believed he was texting with a woman and meeting her at the Greene-Sullivan State Forest Dugger Unit.

While waiting for her to arrive, a dark purple PT Cruiser pulled up and the driver pulled a gun demanding the man get out of his car.

Instead, the man drove away and called 911.

Officers arrested Bradly Lutz, 36, for attempted armed robbery and pointing a firearm.

He was taken to the Sullivan County Jail and held on a $38,000 bond.