Man ac­cused of us­ing so­cial me­dia for bur­glary

Albuquerque Journal - - METRO & NM -

FARM­ING­TON — A Colorado man ac­cused of us­ing an on­line dat­ing plat­form in an al­leged armed rob­bery is fac­ing a new set of charges for al­legedly bur­glar­iz­ing a woman’s home and as­sault­ing her at gun­point, steal­ing her ve­hi­cle and prop­erty.

Patrick Aten­cio, 20, is fac­ing eight charges, in­clud­ing ag­gra­vated bur­glary, in­tim­i­da­tion of a wit­ness, ve­hi­cle theft and as­sault with in­tent to com­mit a vi­o­lent felony, ac­cord­ing to court records.

He is ac­cused of en­ter­ing a res­i­dence with a hand­gun, punching the al­leged fe­male vic­tim in the face, and steal­ing her Ford Mus­tang and var­i­ous prop­erty, ac­cord­ing to the ar­rest war­rant af­fi­davit.

Aten­cio was charged in Oc­to­ber along with Amanda Barela for al­legedly rob­bing a Farm­ing­ton man at gun­point af­ter Barela ar­ranged a meet­ing with the vic­tim on the Plenty of Fish on­line dat­ing plat­form, The Daily Times pre­vi­ously re­ported.

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