Amy Schneider announced that she was robbed over the weekend.
the Danger! Champion tweeted Monday that she was “okay” despite being robbed and lost her ID, credit cards and phone on Sunday. Schneider added that she “couldn’t really sleep” after the ordeal. Besides, says Schneider, “I drag myself around all day to replace everything”.
Schneider also told her 49,000+ followers on Twitter that she would not tweet a game thread and that if she continues to win, “it may be a while before I get caught”. She thanked her fans for their patience.
According to NBC news, one Danger! The spokeswoman turned to Schneider and offered her assistance. The spokesman told the news agency that it was “sad to hear about this incident” and that they “have reached out to them privately to offer our help in all ways”.
NBC news also reports that police in Oakland, Calif., where Schneider lives, are investigating an armed robbery involving two people, one of whom was armed, that occurred Sunday afternoon, although authorities failed to identify the victim. According to the police, the alleged robbers took off with the victim’s “personal effects”. There were no arrests until Tuesday. NBC news reported.
The 42-year-old engineering manager, who is from Ohio but lives in Oakland, made headlines last week after setting the record for most straight wins by a 21-year-old woman and beating Julia Collins’ 20 wins. Schneider, who has 24 straight wins on Tuesday, is the first openly transgender candidate for the tournament of champions and is on the verge of topping a $ 1 million win.
Reference from etonline