Police arrest man over serious domestic violence allegations in Sydney’s Inner West

Officers from the Central Metropolitan Domestic Violence High Risk Offender Team have charged a man with allegedly choking and assaulting his partner at St Peters late last year.

It will be alleged about 8am on Friday 20 December 2019, the 32-year-old man forced his way into his partner’s unit on the Princes Highway and refused to let her leave the premises.

Police will further allege the man pushed the 25-year-old woman over, spat on her, choked her and punched her several times. It’s also alleged the woman was sexually touched without giving consent.

The man fled on foot, allegedly taking money from the woman’s wallet before he left.

Police were notified, with officers from Inner West Police Area Command conducting initial investigations, before assistance was sought from the Central Metropolitan Domestic Violence High Risk Offender Team.

Inquiries revealed that at the time of the incident there was an enforceable Apprehended Domestic Violence Order in place.

As a result of extensive inquiries, about 1.40pm today (Thursday 2 January 2020), a 32-year-old man was arrested at St Peters.

He was taken to Newtown Police Station where he was charged with the following offences:

– Aggravated enter dwelling with intent to inflict assault occasioning actual bodily harm (DV);

– Two counts of intentionally choke person without consent;

– Two counts of steal from person (DV);

– Two counts of contravene Apprehended Domestic Violence Order;

– Assault occasioning actual bodily harm;

– Sexual touching (DV); and,

– Breach of bail

The man was refused bail, to appear via AVL in Parramatta Local Court tomorrow (Friday 3 January 2020).

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