4 May 2022

Queensland man charged over alleged Canberra rape

| Claire Fenwicke
ACT Courts

A Queensland man was arrested in relation to the alleged incident. Photo: Albert McKnight.

A 19-year-old man has been charged with five counts of sexual intercourse without consent.

It’s alleged the Sunshine Coast man accompanied a woman to her home in Canberra City from a nightclub early in the morning of Friday, 26 November 2021.

Police will allege he then had sexual intercourse with her without her consent.

He attended Canberra City Police Station yesterday (21 April) where he was arrested.

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He is due to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today.

Anyone with information that can assist police in this matter is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can be provided anonymously.

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