A teenager will appear in court today Wednesday, January 25) after an alleged aggravated break and enter at Casino last weekend.
A 54-year-old woman was asleep in her home on Hotham Street onSaturday night when, at about 3.45am, a male allegedly forced entry and assaulted her.
Officers from Richmond Local Area Command attended and commenced an investigation.
Following inquiries, about 3.45pm yesterday , a 16-year-old youth was arrested at a home in Alstonvale.
He was taken to Lismore Police Station and charged with aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence-deprive liberty.
The youth was refused bail to appear at a children’s court on Wednesday (January 25).
Inquiries are continuing.