A taxi driver has been charged after police allege he entered the Lismore home of a passenger and indecently assaulted her last week.
During the evening of Saturday May 28, a taxi driver picked up two female passengers from a nightclub in the Lismore area, before dropping one of the passengers – an 18-year-old woman – at a home on Keen Street.
The taxi driver then returned the second passenger to Lismore CBD.
After dropping the second passenger off, the taxi driver allegedly returned to Keen Street, before entering the home and indecently assaulting the 18-year-old woman.
Officers from Lismore Local Area Command were notified of the incident and an investigation commenced.
About 10am on Wednesday 1 June 2016, officers arrested a 46-year-old man in Lismore. He was taken to Lismore Police Station where he was charged with enter dwelling and commit serious indictable offence, and indecent assault.
He was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on July 18.