A Dublin man has been treated for facial injuries after he was attacked in what he says was a " premeditated homophobic attack".
It happened near the Malahide Road in Coolock at 10:30pm last night.
The victim says he was jumped by a gang of teens after arranging to meet someone on Grindr.
The man, who is in his 50s, has described it as a premeditated homophobic attack.
He's now warning other gay men to take extra care online.
Gardai have confirmed they're investigating an assault.