Man charged with sexually assaulting woman he met on dating app

A MAN has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a woman he had allegedly met on a dating app.

Police said the pair first met virtually via a mobile phone dating app on 15 September.

After exchanging numerous messages online, the man and woman met face-to-face in Redfern on Saturday night, 22 October.


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It’s alleged the 31-year-old man sexually assaulted the 29-year-old woman inside a unit on Redfern Street before leaving the scene.

The woman called for police who attended the unit and declared it a crime scene.

Following inquiries, a 31-year-old man was yesterday arrested and taken to Redfern Police Station where he was charged with aggravated sexual assault.

The man was granted conditional bail to appear before Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 2 November.

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