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.