Police charge man over aggravated sexual assault of woman in Sydney’s south

A man has been charged over the alleged aggravated sexual assault of a woman last weekend.

Earlier this week, police received a report that a 24-year-old woman had been sexually assaulted by a man known to her.

Detectives from St George Police Area Command and the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad commenced an investigation under Strike Force Rouget.

Following extensive inquiries, strike force detectives executed a search warrant at a home at Wollongong about 7.40am today (Saturday 10 October 2020), where they seized a number of items relevant to the investigation.

A 22-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Wollongong Police Station, where he was charged with aggravated sex assault – inflict actual bodily harm on victim.

Police will allege in court that the man sexually assaulted the woman, during which she sustained injuries, at a home in Sydney’s south last Saturday (3 October 2020).

He has been refused bail to appear at Wollongong Local Court tomorrow (Sunday 11 October 2020).

Inquiries are continuing.

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