Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.Today, 12% of 55- to 64-year-olds report ever using an online dating site or mobile dating app versus only 6% in 2013.then threw her to the ground."The woman told police Schmitt then choked her and she had to "struggle to breathe."When questioned by police outside the scene of the alleged assault, Schmitt said he hadn't choked her but only accidentally grabbed her by the neck after she pushed him and he struggled to keep his balance. Watch: Young Father Lured to His Death in Dating Site Robbery Plot: Cops " data-reactid="32" Watch: Young Father Lured to His Death in Dating Site Robbery Plot: Cops Noting the scratches on the woman's neck and the accounts of witnesses corroborating her account, cops arrested Schmitt and later charged him with felony strangling of another causing wounds or injury. Schmitt then took the woman to a shopping mall, where he spent 0 dollars on her, according to police documents.At some point after their shopping trip, authorities say Schmitt asked for the items he'd bought her to be returned to him, including a shirt the woman was wearing."[When] she told him he could not have the shirt back," the affidavit says Schmitt "grabbed her around the neck...Online dating has jumped among adults under age 25 as well as those in their late 50s and early 60s.
At first when I saw the post, I was wondering why there would be a question.sounds fine to me.then I got to thinking..A 77-year-old Virginia man has been accused of assaulting a younger woman who cops say he met on a dating site.Alan Schmitt was arrested by Newport News cops and charged with allegedly choking the unnamed 23-year-old after she called police Tuesday.Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.