Police have charged a 23-year-old man with rape following an alleged assault in Far North Queensland yesterday afternoon.
It is alleged that between December 25 and January 2, the man assaulted a 35- year-old woman at two separate locations.
The woman received extensive bruising to her face, arms and body as a result of the incident.
The man is charged with one count each of rape, assault occasioning bodily harm, strangulation and contravention of a domestic violence order.
He is due to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on January 3.
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