NSW man ‘raped 12-year-old girl he met on dating app’

NSW man 'raped 12-year-old girl he met on dating app'© AAP Image Central Coast police have arrested a 40-year-old man over an alleged rape of a minor.A 12-year-old Central Coast girl has allegedly been raped by a 40-year-old man she met on a dating app.

The man, who has not been named, started talking to the girl on Badoo, earlier this month.

She agreed to meet with him at his workplace in Wyoming, near Gosford, where she was raped, police allege.

The girl told her legal guardian afterwards, and police were contacted.

The man was arrested today.

He was refused bail and will appear in Gosford Local Court tomorrow.

Badoo encourages “chatting, making friends, sharing interests and even dating”, and involves users being “liked” and given a score out of 10.