Police charge man over sexual touching of paramedic in Colyton

A man has been charged after allegedly sexually touching an on-duty paramedic in Sydney’s west yesterday.

About 4.30pm (Tuesday 21 January 2020), NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to Carpenter Street, Colyton, after concerns were raised for the welfare of a man seen lying in the street.

The 45-year-old man initially refused treatment and made sexual remarks to a female paramedic.

Police will allege in court that soon after, the man sexually touched the same paramedic as she walked him to the ambulance.

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command attended the scene and arrested the man.

He was taken to Penrith Police Station where he was charged with sexually touch another person without consent, behave in offensive manner in/near public place/school, and common assault.

The man has been refused bail and is due to appear at Penrith Local Court today (Wednesday 22 January 2020).

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