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Man charged over alleged aggravated sexual assault - Ultimo

Tuesday, 27 April 2021 07:51:50 AM

A man will face court today charged over the alleged aggravated sexual assault of a woman while she was unconscious in an inner-city home earlier this year.

In March, detectives attached to Sydney City Police Area Command commenced an investigation following reports a woman had been sexually assaulted at an apartment at Ultimo.

Following extensive inquiries, a 27-year-old man was arrested at a house at Lakemba, about 7.30am yesterday (Monday 26 April 2021).

He was taken to Campsie Police Station, where he was charged with aggravated sexual assault – victim with cognitive impairment.

Police will allege in court that the man sexually assaulted the woman, who is known to him, while she was unconscious following a medical episode on Wednesday 17 February 2021.

The woman, aged 40, has a medical condition that requires ongoing treatment.

The Lakemba man was refused bail and will appear at Bankstown Local Court today (Tuesday 27 April 2021).