Police charge man over ongoing sexual abuse of young woman

A man will face court today after being charged in relation to the alleged sexual and emotional abuse of a woman in Sydney’s south-west earlier this year.

Detectives from Bankstown Police Area Command commenced an investigation after receiving reports a 19-year-old woman had been sexually and emotionally abused by her partner.

Following extensive inquiries, detectives arrested a 23-year-old man at a home at Chester Hill about 10.30am yesterday (Thursday 11 July 2019).

The man was charged with 16 counts of sexual intercourse without consent, and one count each of sexually touch another person without and incite another to sexually touch without consent.

Police will allege in court that the man made threats to harm the woman and her family, and sexually assaulted her on numerous occasions between January and April this year.

The man has been refused bail to appear at Bankstown Local Court later today (Friday 12 July 2019).

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