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Man beaten, robbed after being lured on a date on social media

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A 31-year-old man was beaten and robbed in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Friday morning by a gang that included a woman with whom he had arranged a date on a social networking site.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 2 a.m. The man was robbed of 20,000 yen and his smartphone after being repeatedly punched in the face.

Local media reported that the man had met the woman online and arranged to pick her up and go for a drive on Thursday night. The woman suggested a place where she would like to go. When they got there, two men and another woman opened the car door, pulled the victim out and started assaulting him.

After stealing his money and smartphone, the three assailants and the man’s “date” fled in a car.

The victim called police. He was taken to hospital to be treated for facial injuries. He told police the assailants all appeared to be in their 20s.

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On a date and going for a drive to a place the woman would like to go at 2am on Friday morning? I don't get it. What for?

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"Date"

2 ( +4 / -2 )

On a date and going for a drive to a place the woman would like to go at 2am on Friday morning? I don't get it. What for?

Are you that clueless?

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So many great burger joints and cafes open in shizuoka at 2am. It's rocking there.

Where were they going? the local conbini?

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This is NOT the first time such crime been reported, BUYER be ware, what you see on Social Media is not will you get.

I hope other like this man or Woman are reading this and learning. Better go to a local club or bar and hang out, safe and what you see is what you WILL get for sure No Filtering.

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Don’t bring your credit card or atm. Just 5,000 yen and your underwear is enough.

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Lured... really?

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Nothing good happens at 2am

-3 ( +0 / -3 )

For the amount of money these criminals took its not worth it. If the police wanted to solve the crime all they have to do is go to the near gaming station or check out where kids hangout and they will easily find them 20's robbing for weekend party money. Stupid crime!

The victim called police. He was taken to hospital to be treated for facial injuries. He told police the assailants all appeared to be in their 20s.

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On a date and going for a drive to a place the woman would like to go at 2am on Friday morning? I don't get it. What for?

Because he's a mug for love and she loves to mug?

2 ( +2 / -0 )

A super lesson for all readers of Japan Today male or female who.. make... and.... carry...... out........ online.......... dates.

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What a nasty dating!

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Tamanegi

Sorry. Sarcasm doesn’t work very well sometimes, especially in Japan.

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Should be traceable through SNS data. Not criminal masterminds.

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