A 22-year-old woman has been charged in relation to the alleged kidnapping of a man she met on a dating app in Wagga earlier this year.
Police arrested the woman at a home in Hunter Street, Mount Austin on September 24 and charged her with robbery in company.
About midnight on 31 July, a 29-year-old man attended the home after being invited by the woman, who he met through a social media dating application.
On arrival, the man was allegedly threatened with a knife and robbed, before being forced into a car and taken to a second home.
Police have been told the man was kept in the home for approximately seven hours and forced to pay for petrol, before escaping on foot and fleeing to a nearby service station.
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Officers from Riverina Police District were alerted a short time later and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Riverina detectives established Strike Force Bock was to investigate the alleged kidnapping.
Following extensive inquiries, an 18-year-old man was arrested at Wagga Police Station on September 8 and charged with aggravated robbery and deprive person of liberty.
The man was refused bail and appeared in Wagga Local Court that day, where he was formally refused bail to appear at the same court on Wednesday 4 November 2020.
Police inquiries continued which led to the arrest of the 22-year-old woman.
The woman has been refused bail to appear in Wagga Local Court on September 25.