Deputies: Snapchat Posting of Money Leads to Robbery

February 11, 2016 Updated: February 11, 2016

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Authorities say a photo of money posted on the Snapchat social media app led to a home invasion and robbery in Boca Raton.

News outlets report a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office arrest report says an armed robber held a butcher’s knife to an 18-year-old man’s neck Jan. 28 and disappeared with $280.

Deputies say the two suspects knew to demand the cash because the victim had posted a photo of the money earlier in the day.

The victim told investigators he recognized one of the attackers’ voices, whom he identified as 21-year-old Faried Said.

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Said was arrested Monday and faces charges of armed robbery with a deadly weapon and burglary to a dwelling or structure. It’s unclear whether Said has an attorney.

Authorities haven’t identified the other suspect.