14 November 2022

Teenage boy faces multiple sexual assault charges after three alleged victims come forward

| Lottie Twyford
ACT Court

A 17-year-old boy will face the ACT Children’s Court today after being charged with two counts of sexual intercourse without consent, among other charges. Photo: Michelle Kroll.

A Tuggeranong teenager has been charged with two counts of sexual intercourse without consent, one count of non-consensual sharing of intimate images and one count of using a telecommunications service to menace.

The 17-year-old’s alleged victims are three separate teenage girls.

His offences allegedly occurred in the last four months.

After the victims came forward, ACT Policing Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team Detectives arrested the boy over the weekend.

Police are now appealing for any victims of sexual assault, including anyone who is aware of intimate images being shared without consent, to report these activities to police.

The boy will face the ACT Children’s Court today (14 November).

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If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence, you can report it to police by attending a police station or calling 131 444.

You can also submit an online report for historical sexual assault for incidents that occurred more than six months ago.

If your report relates to this matter, please quote 7222548.

Anyone who can assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

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