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G’bah man charged with raping teenage girl in Lismore

Police investigating an alleged aggravated sexual assault against a teenager have charged a man in Lismore.

Police will allege in court a man supplied a 16-year-old girl with methylamphetamine before sexually assaulting her at a Lismore property on Wednesday (June 27).

The girl later reported the incident to officers from Richmond Police District, who commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, a 35-year-old man was arrested at a property in Campbell Crescent, Goonellabah, about 8.50am on Thursday (July 26).

He was taken to Lismore Police Station, where he was charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault, sexual intercourse without consent, detain person with intent to commit serious indictable offence, and use intoxicating substance to commit indictable offence.

The man was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court.

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Anyone with information about a sexual assault is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.


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