Tinder date assault reported to Amherst detectives

A Tinder date gone wrong is under investigation by Amherst detectives.

A man said he was assaulted early Friday in the parking lot of Days Inn on Rt. 58.

He had intended to take a Lorain woman to a room at the Amherst motel, according to a police report. They had met on Tinder, a popular dating app.

The suspects were described as black men. They allegedly took the victim’s wallet, which included $500, as well as his phone.

Police searched the area but did not find the culprits, the report said.

Staff Report