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Man accused of raping. robbing people he met online

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CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -

Authorities have arrested a Jonesboro for sex crimes after they say he raped victims he met via social media.

Police say 23-year-old Aamirr Philpot is charged with rape, false imprisonment and aggravated sodomy. They say Philpot rob and raped women he met on social media websites at gunpoint.

"Once he made contact with the females and gained their trust, he would arrange to meet them at a location and when they arrived, he would rape and rob them," said Sgt. Scott Hughes of the Clayton County Police Department.

Authorities did not say how many victims there were, but said the crimes occurred over a two-month span, police say.

Philpot is currently in Clayton County Jail.

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