Act of indecency, man charged, NSW

Police have charged a man with numerous offences after he allegedly indecently assaulted a door to door saleswoman on the state’s Central Coast yesterday, NSW Police say.

About 2.30pm (Wednesday 13 December 2017), an 18-year-old woman was working as a sales representative in the Bateau Bay area when she knocked on the front door of a home on Sabrina Avenue.

A 47-year-old man answered the door and asked the woman to come inside. The woman declined and started walking away from the premises.

The occupant allegedly grabbed the woman and pulled her inside the home where he indecently assaulted her, not allowing her to leave.

After a struggle the woman managed to flee from the home and reported the incident to police.

About 11.50am today (Thursday 14 December 2017), officers from Tuggerah lakes Local Area Command attended the Sabrina Avenue home and arrested the occupant.

He was taken to Wyong Police Station where he was questioned and later charged with detain person with intent to obtain advantage, assault with act of indecency, intimidation and command assault.

He was refused bail and will appear in Wyong Local Court tomorrow (Friday 15 December 2017).

/Public Release.