Woman stands accused of grooming and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.
Woman stands accused of grooming and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. Trevor Veale

Woman in court accused of raping young teenage girl

A WOMAN accused of grooming and raping a 14-year-old girl on the Mid North Coast remains in custody following her court appearance this week.

The Taylors Arm woman, 41, was arrested by officers from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad over the alleged crimes in July last year.

A crime scene was established at a Taylors Arm home.

Police alleged in court the woman exposed the young girl to indecent material to help procure the child for sex.

Police also allege the woman committed an act of indecency on the girl sometime between April and June last year, and raped the girl in circumstances of aggravation.

The woman appeared at Coffs Harbour Local Court on Tuesday where she was refused bail.



Divorced? Have a Freedom party

premium_icon Divorced? Have a Freedom party

Miley Cyrus hasn't had one yet, but Charmaine did it in style

Search dogs come to help look for missing backpacker

premium_icon Search dogs come to help look for missing backpacker

Theo Hayez was last seen in Byron Bay on May 31

How the region's property market stacks up against the rest

premium_icon How the region's property market stacks up against the rest

Why the region is continuing to "power along.”