Man charged after alleged sexual assault - Eastern Suburbs

Sunday, 06 November 2022 11:50:26 AM

Sex Crimes Squad detectives have charged a Sri Lankan national following an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a woman in Sydney’s east last week.

Yesterday (Saturday 5 November 2022), detectives from the State Crime Command’s Sex Crimes Squad and Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command commenced a joint investigation under Strike Force Veteran following reports a 29-year-old woman had been sexually assaulted at a residence in Rose Bay earlier this week.

The woman met with the man after communicating with him for a number of days via an online dating application; it’s alleged he then sexually assaulted her on the evening of Wednesday 2 November 2022.

As part of ongoing investigations, a crime scene examination was undertaken by specialist police at an address in Rose Bay yesterday.

Following further inquiries, a 31-year-old man was arrested at a hotel on Sussex Street, Sydney, shortly before 1am today (Sunday 6 November 2022).

He was taken to Sydney City Police Station and charged with four counts of sexual intercourse without consent.

The Sri Lankan national was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court via AVL today.