Port Kennedy man ar­rested for 1999 sex­ual as­sault

Southern Telegraph - - News -

A 43-year-old Port Kennedy man has been charged with nu­mer­ous of­fences re­lat­ing to the sex­ual as­sault of a 19-year-old woman in Tuart Hill in 1999.

It was al­leged the vic­tim was alone on the night of July 24, 1999, when the man broke in to her home and tied her hands be­hind her back be­fore sex­u­ally as­sault­ing her.

The man was ar­rested by de­tec­tives at­tached to the State Crime Oper­a­tions Squad last Tues­day and charged with three counts of ag­gra­vated sex­ual pen­e­tra­tion, one count of ag­gra­vated bur­glary and one count of depri­va­tion of lib­erty.

Bail was re­fused and the man was due to ap­pear at the Perth Mag­is­trates Court last Thurs­day.

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