A nightmare date who was accused by an Atlanta woman of brutally beating her — telling her the outing “price an excessive amount of” — has been collared in upstate New York, based on reviews.
He was charged with kidnapping, false imprisonment and aggravated assault, based on the outlet.
“They obtained him!! I’m FLOODED with feelings, I can’t thank every one of you sufficient for utilizing your voice and platforms to search out Ben,” Brittany Correri wrote on Instagram. “We discovered him as a result of anyone acknowledged him from social media!!”
Describing herself as “overwhelmed,” Correri expressed her gratitude for the help she’s acquired. “I could not reply to each message and remark nonetheless I learn each as I’m recovering,” she wrote.
“Please proceed to share my story in hope of saving different potential victims and bringing consciousness to on-line dating and the reforms that have to happen on all dating apps together with @hinge to guard its customers towards predators with a prison report of assaulting girls!” Correri added.
One other woman, who tipped authorities to Fancher, informed WSB-TV that he informed her he had moved to Kent, NY, from Georgia. Happily, she got here throughout Correri’s chilling social media submit earlier than going out with him herself, she mentioned.
“It got here up on my timeline type of factor,” the woman, who requested to stay nameless, informed the station. “The second they put his image up, I used to be like, ‘Oh my God. I do know him.’”
The woman mentioned she remembered that Fancher informed her he not too long ago moved in along with his grandparents. She then discovered their handle, WSB-TV reported.
“So I drove by and I noticed his automotive in the driveway. So I went straight to the police division,” she mentioned. “The very first thing that struck me was how simply I might have been Brittany.”
Correri recounted her horrific assault to 11Alive.
“He began beating me in my head, punching me all over the place — my brow, my temples, my cheeks, jaws, throat, arms, my again. He was simply telling me that the date price an excessive amount of, that I’m not price that,” she informed the station.
Issues escalated and he pulled a gun on her, she mentioned.
“I simply consider that he was lifeless set on killing me,” Correri informed the outlet.
“He’s dragging me and beating me and there simply occurs to be a safety guard there. She comes working and taking photos and I feel he will get spooked. It was actually like by the grace of God. I consider in God,” she added.
Correri additionally mentioned Fancher known as her the N-word and was furious when she danced with two black girls at a bar, WSB-TV reported.
“He threatened to shoot me. That I picked the incorrect white boy,” she mentioned.
Correri’s lawyer Michael Sterling mentioned Fancher must also be hit with a hate crime cost.
“Race was on the high of his thoughts whereas he was committing this heinous act,” he mentioned, based on WSB-TV.
In one other Instagram submit, Correri wrote: “I’m going to take the subsequent few days to [focus] on my bodily, psychological and non secular well being however I shall be again and we are going to get justice and push for modifications to be made on @hinge and [all] dating apps.”
The station reached out to the app, which posted on the woman’s social media that it’s sorry for what occurred and was taking motion.
Fancher has waived an extradition listening to and is anticipated to be returned to Atlanta by Wednesday, the Each day Mail reported.