Police charge man over sexual assault on Central Coast

A man will face court today charged over a number of alleged sexual offences, following a police operation in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs yesterday.

Detectives attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District, with the assistance of the State Crime Command’s Sex Crimes Squad, established Strike Force Duros, following reports of an alleged sexual assault at Killarney Vale earlier this month.

Following inquiries, officers from Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command attempted to speak with a 48-year-old male at Roscoe Street, Bondi, about 3.45pm yesterday (Wednesday 22 November 2023), over an ongoing investigation.

It will be alleged that the man ran from police, before a foot pursuit commenced.

Following a joint operation involving officers from multiple commands within the NSWPF, the man was arrested on Curlewis Street, Bondi, about an hour later.

He was taken to Waverly Police Station where he was charged with the following offences:

  • Eight counts of Stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm
  • Four counts of aggravated sexual assault – deprive liberty
  • Two counts of take etc person intend commit serious indictable offence
  • Two counts of sexually touch another person without consent
  • Incite another to sexually touch them without consent
  • Sexually touch another person without consent
  • Take and drive conveyance without consent of owner; and
  • Negligent driving

He was refused bail to appear at Waverley Local Court today (Thursday 23 November 2023).

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