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Man charged over alleged kidnapping of woman - Bankstown

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 09:56:01 AM

A man will face court in Wagga Wagga after allegedly kidnapping a woman at Bankstown yesterday.

About 2am (Monday 12 June 2017), police will allege an 18-year-old woman was contacted by a 31-year-old man at a home in Bankstown.

The woman was taken in a car to a number of locations around Sydney and allegedly sexually assaulted before being driven south towards Melbourne.

The family of the woman contacted police who located the car on the Hume Highway at Gundagai just before 9pm (Monday 12 June 2017).

A 31-year-old man was arrested and taken to Wagga Wagga Police Station where he was charged with sexual assault, indecent assault and kidnapping.

He was refused bail to appear at Wagga Wagga Local Court today (Tuesday 13 June 2017).

The woman was taken to hospital in Wagga Wagga in a stable condition and is assisting police with inquiries.