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Sydney man assaulted and robbed in Tinder date con

  • A Sydney man has been robbed when falsely led to a Bondi home on Sunday
  • The 23-year-old believed he was meeting a woman he met on popular dating app
  • Instead the man was greeted by three men at the Wallis Parade address
  • He was allegedly robbed and assaulted by one man who was later arrested 

A man who thought he was on his way to a blind date with a woman he met on a dating app has been robbed and assaulted in Sydney’s east.

The 23-year-old believed he was meeting the female at Wallis Parade in North Bondi shortly after midnight on Sunday morning.

But when arriving at the home he was set upon by three men, one of whom allegedly assaulted him and stole his wallet.

A man who thought he was on his way to a blind date with a woman he met on a popular dating app has been robbed and assaulted in Sydney’s east (stock image)

Two men, aged 20 and 18, and a teenager, aged 17, were arrested on Wairoa Avenue at about 2.30am and taken to Waverley Police Station.

The 18-year-old man was charged with robbery and granted conditional bail to appear at Waverley Local Court on October 3.

The other man and the teenager have been released pending further inquiries.

Police believe the incident is linked to a popular dating app and have since sent out at a warning for users of apps such as Tinder to tread with caution when interacting with unknown profiles. 

The 23-year-old believed he was meeting the woman at Wallis Parade in North Bondi (pictured) shortly after midnight on Sunday morning when he was chased by three men, one of whom allegedly assaulted him and stole his wallet

The 23-year-old believed he was meeting the woman at Wallis Parade in North Bondi (pictured) shortly after midnight on Sunday morning when he was chased by three men, one of whom allegedly assaulted him and stole his wallet

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