Police charge man over sexual assault of young woman – West Tamworth

A man will face court next month after being charged over the alleged sexual assault of a young woman who is known to him last year.

In September 2019, detectives from Oxley Police District commenced an investigation following reports an 18-year-old woman had been sexually assaulted by a man known to her.

Following extensive investigations, including forensic examinations, detectives arrested a 38-year-old man at a home at West Tamworth about 11am yesterday (Thursday 20 February 2020).

The man was taken to Tamworth Police Station and charged with sexual intercourse without consent (DV) and sexual touching (DV).

Police will allege in court that the man sexually abused the woman while she was asleep at a home at West Tamworth in the early hours of Thursday 12 September 2019.

He has been granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Tamworth Local Court on Monday 16 March 2020.

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