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Man charged with alleged sexual assault offences - Wyong

Friday, 26 November 2021 09:28:15 AM

A man will appear in court next month, charged with the alleged sexual assault of two women in the Lake Macquarie area.

In October 2021, officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District commenced an investigation into reports two women – aged 41 and 50 – had been sexually assaulted by a man they had met on a social media dating application.

Following extensive inquiries, detectives arrested a 48-year-old man at an address on Owen Avenue, Wyong, about 8.50am yesterday (Thursday 25 November 2021).

He was taken to Wyong Police Station where he was charged with four counts of sexually touch another person without consent.

Police will allege in court that the man sexually assaulted the women in separate incidents in Fernleigh and Wyong after meeting them on a social media dating application.

The man was refused bail to appear in Belmont Local Court on Wednesday 15 December 2021.

Investigations are ongoing.

Anyone with information about suspected sexual assaults or similar incidents is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.