Online dating: a man allegedly beat and threatened to kill a victim in Gatineau

Rencontre en ligne: un homme aurait battu et menacé de mort une victime à Gatineau

GATINEAU – Stopped by the police of Gatineau, Ontario man is facing several charges, including assault serious, because he would have kidnapped, beaten and threatened with death, a victim met through a dating site.

Known to Ottawa police, but not of Gatineau, Collin David Robinson was arrested on July 10 last, at his home in Brockville, Ontario.

According to investigators, the 43-year-old has known the victim on the dating site “Plenty of Fish”. They then spent three days together, at the end of the month of June, in this person in the Hull sector.

“He was then kidnapped out of jealousy after she discovered she had contacted a former friend of the heart on Facebook, is there shown. The suspect allegedly beat the deceased violently on several occasions in addition to threats of death.”

The victim was able to have respite when her brother went to her home. The suspect is then left to return home.

The accused also active on the Meet told Me to be named David Davidson. He had a profile in Facebook with this name and would have also used the nicknames “Big Red” and “Magic Hand”.

Detained since his arrest, Collin David Robinson is facing charges of mischief, assault with a weapon, forcible confinement, assault causing bodily harm and uttering threats.

Investigators believe that there could be other victims and they invite them in this case to file a complaint or to ask the assistance of the specialized agencies.

“It is important to remember that there is no shame in having been the victim of an abusive person following an online meeting or in any other situation”, highlighted by press officer Andrée East of the police of Gatineau.

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