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Acting on a tip-off, police from Richmond Local Area Command stopped a bus at the intersection of the Bruxner Highway and Taylors Lane, 7km west of Casino, about 6.30pm.

The 18-year-old Tabulam man was taken to Casino Police Station where he was charged with aggravated sexual assault causing actual bodily harm; aggravated break and enter and commit a serious indictable offence; and, resisting police.

He was refused bail and scheduled to appear by video-link in Parramatta Children’s Court yesterday, as he was a juvenile at the time of the alleged offence.


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