Bodybuilding Tinder Lothario, 31, is wanted for allegedly ‘luring young women through dating apps before bashing and robbing them’
- John Dennis Gurney, 31, is wanted by police for assault, fraud, robbery, stealing
- Accused of targeting women through social media then stealing or robbing them
- Caught on CCTV allegedly using a stolen bank card to withdraw cash from ATM
- Gym junkie allegedly started crime spree across Queensland in July
A bodybuilding Lothario is accused of arranging to meet young women through dating apps and Facebook before bashing and robbing them.
John Dennis Gurney, 31, is wanted by police after numerous reports of him allegedly swindling his dates or assaulting them and running away.
He then allegedly used their credit and bank cards to make fraudulent purchases or large ATM withdrawals.
He is wanted by police after numerous reports of him allegedly swindling his marks or assaulting them and running away
CCTV allegedly shows him walk into a shop in West Gladstone, in Central Queensland, and use a stolen card to take out cash.
Police said he was linked to alleged crime including assault, robbery, fraud, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, and stealing.
Gurney’s alleged crime spree started in July and targeted women between Brisbane and Rockhampton, Central Queensland.
‘Police have received a number of reports of the man allegedly targeting women through social media, where he stays with them a number of days before stealing property and leaving,’ police said.
CCTV allegedly shows him walk into a shop in West Gladstone, in Central Queensland, and use a stolen card to take out cash
‘He has been allegedly detected using the women’s credit cards at various locations following his departure.’
Gurney was last seen in the town of Agnes Water on Friday morning before getting on a bus.
An arrest warrant was issued and the public was urged to call police if they saw Gurney, but not to approach him.
Gurney is described as white, about 180cm tall with a muscular build, blue eyes and brown hair.
He has a rose tattoo on his neck as well as tattoos on his shoulders, arms and hand. The tattoo on his left arm reads ‘one life one chance’.