Man arrested over alleged sexual assault in Newcastle

A man has been charged following the alleged sexual assault of a woman outside a Newcastle hotel last month.

Shortly before midnight on November 25, emergency crews were called to a premises on Darby street following reports a woman had been assaulted by a man.

A crime scene was established and forensically examined  and a strike force established to further investigate the incident.

Following extensive inquires by detectives from Newcastle City Police and the Sex Crimes Squad, officers executed a search warrant at a home in Merewether Heights yesterday, arresting a 19 – year-old man.

He has been charged with several offences including aggravated sexual assault and inflict actual bodily harm.

He was refused bail to appear in Newcastle local court today.

Previous ArticleNext Article