Cook sexual assault follows big night out in Civic

police

ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Cook man after the alleged sexual assault of a woman at a residence in Cook on Friday (13 November).

Police will allege the man sexually assaulted a 19 year-old woman following a night out in Civic.

Between 3am and 4am (Friday, 13 November) the woman was placed in a vehicle with a male person and driven to an address in Cook. The woman was allegedly sexually assaulted before being able to escape the premises and seek assistance from a member of the public.

Following inquiries the male offender was identified and arrested by ACT Policing’s Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team (SACAT).

Police would like to speak to the driver of that vehicle who drove the female and male to the Cook address as they may be able to assist police further with their investigations.

The 24 year-old Cook man will appear before the ACT Magistrates Court this morning charged with three counts of sexual intercourse without consent, sexual assault (second degree) and one count of act of indecency without consent. Police will be opposing bail.

Who Can You Trust?

In a world beleaguered by spin and confused messages, there's never been more need for diverse, trustworthy, independent journalism in Canberra.

Who can you trust? Well, for more than 25 years, "CityNews" has proudly been an independent, free, family-owned news magazine, serving the national capital with quality, integrity and authority. Through our weekly magazine and daily through our digital platforms, we constantly and reliably deliver high-quality and diverse opinion, news, arts, socials and lifestyle columns.

If you trust our work online and believe in the power of independent voices, I encourage you to make a small contribution.

Every dollar of support will be invested back into our journalism so we can continue to provide a valuably different view of what's happening around you and keep citynews.com.au free.

Click here to make your donation and you will be supporting the future of journalism and media diversity in the ACT.

Thank you,

Ian Meikle, editor

Previous articleHat’s off to Cynthia’s ‘Fireworks’
Next articleAfter lengthy hype the Sex Party is getting registered

Leave a Reply