Assault charges, Salisbury

A man has been charged after he allegedly forced entry to a house and assaulted a woman at Salisbury this morning.

It will be alleged at 12.05am a woman was in the loungeroom of a Harlen Road residence when a man has forced open the front door. The woman did not know the man and he has grabbed her by the throat and forced her to sit in a lounge chair. She has yelled for help and other residents have come to her assistance.

The man ran from the house and was seen to get into a vehicle. One of the residents recorded the registration number and a short time later police located a man in the vehicle nearby.

A 41-year-old Salisbury man has been charged with enter dwelling with intent, assault with intent to commit rape and unlawful stalking. He will appear at the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday, March 25.

The 53-year-old woman was not physically injured during the incident.

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