Man allegedly bashed, sexually assaulted woman

A 21-year-old Casino man has been charged with sexual assault after an incident over the weekend.

Police from Richmond Local Area Command allege that on Saturday night the 21-year-old has struck the victim, rendering her unconscious, senior constable David Henderson said.

The victim was taken to a bedroom where the accused has assaulted her again.

The 21-year-old left then returned several hours later, and then allegedly sexually assaulted the victim, snr cnst Henderson said.

Police spoke to the victim and witnesses, before arresting the 21-year-old, who has then taken to Casino Police Station and charged with:

  • Two counts of aggravated sexual assault - inflict actual bodily harm on victim
  • Intentionally choke person with recklessness
  • Two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm
  • Breach of bail.

He will appear in Lismore Local Court today.

Topics:  crime police sexual assault

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