Police charge man over sexual assault of teenage girl at Bankstown

A man has been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl in Sydney’s south west.

In September 2018, detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad commenced an investigation following reports a 15-year-old girl had been sexually assaulted by a man, not known to her, earlier that month.

Following extensive investigations, detectives arrested a 39-year-old man at a home in Bankstown today (Tuesday 16 July 2019).

The man was taken to Bankstown Police Station and charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault (victim under age of 16 years) and one count of aggravated indecent assault.

Police will allege in court that the man sexually assaulted the girl on four occasions at a unit in Bankstown between Sunday 3 September 2018 and Monday 4 September 2018.

He was refused bail to appear before Bankstown Local Court today (Tuesday 16 July 2019).

The Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad is comprised of detectives who are specially trained to investigate matters against children and adults, including sexual assault, serious physical abuse, and extreme cases of neglect.

Anyone with concerns about suspected child abuse or exploitation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

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