Police arrest man after act of indecency at uni residence

Lachlan Roberts 30 September 2019

Police have arrested and charged a man who allegedly committed an act of indecency on a female student at a university residence on Saturday morning (28 September).

Police allege a 38-year-old man committed the act of indecency around 6:30 am and then stole several items from her residence. The man then allegedly attempted to use a credit card stolen from the victim later that day.

On Sunday, police found the man in Curtin in an alleged stolen motor vehicle and in possession of a substance believed to be methylamphetamine. He was arrested and subsequent searches located numerous stolen items.

The Curtin man was charged with committing an act of indecency without consent, driving a motor vehicle without consent, unlicensed driving, burglary, theft and drug possession.

He will face the ACT Magistrates Court today on 10 charges where police will oppose bail.

Anyone with information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

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