Detectives have charged a man with 15 offences following an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of three women and two teenage girls in Sydney over the past seven years.
In September this year, detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad established Strike Force Honda to investigate the alleged sexual assault of a 24-year-old woman by a man known to her.
During the investigation, police received information relating to the alleged sexual assault of two further women – aged 19 and 21 – and two teenage girls – aged 15 and 16 – between August 2013 and March 2020.
Following inquiries, strike force detectives executed a search warrant at a unit and vehicle at Campbelltown about 7.30am today (Wednesday 9 December 2020).
Detectives seized mobile phones and other electronic devices, which will undergo further examination.
A 24-year-old man was arrested at the unit and taken to Campbelltown Police Station, where he was charged with 15 offences including;
- stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm (x2)
- common assault
- sexual intercourse without consent (x5)
- intentionally choke person without consent
- have sexual intercourse with person between 14 and 16 years (x2)
- aggravated sex assault victim under the age of 16 years (x2)
- assault with act of indecency, and
- remain in building/land with intent to commit indictable offence.
The man was refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court tomorrow (Thursday 10 December 2020).
Investigations under Strike Force Honda are continuing.
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.
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