Australian police warn tourists about online dating apps

Police issue online dating safety tips.

Police issue online dating safety tips. Image by mrhayata / CC BY-SA 2.0

A New Zealand tourist has returned home from Sydney after being sexually assaulted while on a date set up using the dating app Tinder. Two months ago another Kiwi tourist was murdered after meeting a man on the Gold Coast through Tinder. The Australian police have issued a reminder to the community of the dangers of online dating, making recommendations on how to remain safe when meeting in person with someone you are first introduced to online.

Read more: smh.com.au

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