Police make arrest – Sexual assault – East Arnhem

Northern Territory Police have arrested a 31-year-old male following an alleged sexual assault which occurred in an East Arnhem community earlier this month.

Police received reports of a female being allegedly assaulted at approximately 7:00am. The female was threatened with a machete before the offender fled the scene.

Detectives from the Serious Crime Squad and local police officers undertook an extensive investigation resulting in the offender being located and arrested.

The man has been brought to Darwin and is expected to be charged later today.

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