Police charge three over sexual assault at Newcastle

Three men have been charged over an alleged aggravated sexual assault in Newcastle earlier this year.

Police will allege in court at about 11pm on Saturday 26 February 2022, a 19-year-old woman was sexually assaulted at a unit on Parry Street, Newcastle West.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District were notified a short time later and established Strike Force Bombe to investigate the incident.

Following extensive inquiries, strike force investigators executed a search warrant at a home on Glen Logan Road, Bossley Park, about 7.40am on Friday 6 May 2022.

A 28-year-old man was arrested and taken to Fairfield Police Station.

He was charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault in company with other person/s and one count of sexually touch another person without consent.

He was refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court on Friday 6 May 2022, where he was granted strict conditional bail to reappear at the same court on Monday 4 July 2022.

Following further investigation, detectives executed two search warrants at properties in Edensor Park and Horsley Park about 6.45am today (Wednesday 25 May 2022).

Two men – aged 20 and 28 – were arrested and taken to Fairfield Police Station.

The older man was charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault in company with other person/s. He was refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court today (Wednesday 25 May 2022), where he was granted conditional bail to reappear at the same court on Monday 4 July 2022.

The younger man was charged with one count of aggravated sexual assault in company with other person/s, being that of principal in the 2nd degree. He was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court on Monday 4 July 2022.

Investigations under Strike Force Bombe are continuing.

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