5 Charged In Alleged Online Sex Scam

Police have charged three men and two women after receiving reports that several men were robbed when responding to online advertisements for sex or massage.

Greensboro police Detective K.R. Jones said five victims got directions to a location, then were robbed of cash and cell phones at vacant apartments in July. Jones said one victim had minor injuries.

Court documents reviewed by the Greensboro News & Record show the suspects were armed knives or guns.

Police have arrested 18-year-old Joshua Johnson, his sister 17-year-old Joshana Johnson; 18-year-old Shenault Hedrick and his sister, 20-year-old Janella Hedrick; and 17-year-old Nnandi Turner.

The suspects are charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit a felony and common-law robbery.