Police: NC couple posing as escort service lures victims, robs them

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Marta Delcid and Brandon Fredell

CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. — A man and a woman posted online ads posing as an escort service and when they arrived at the victims’ homes, the couple robbed them, according to a news release from the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities arrested Marta Delcid and Brandon Fredell Monday on several robbery and kidnapping charges in Cabarrus, Mecklenburg and Lancaster counties.The investigation began in December when a Midland resident contacted the Sheriff’s Office concerned about an online ad for a supposed female escort service.The victim contacted the woman from the escort service and when she arrived, a man entered the room. He held the victim at gunpoint while the woman tied the person up.

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