Campbelltown man to face more charges after 14 additional women report sexual violence

Campbelltown man to face more charges after 14 additional women report sexual violence

Detectives have laid an additional 32 charges against a Campbelltown man after 14 further women came forward to police to report incidents involving sexual violence.

State Crime Command Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad detectives established Strike Force Honda in September last year to investigate the alleged sexual assault of a 24-year-old woman by a man known to her.

Police say they received information during the investigation relating to the alleged sexual assault of two further women - aged 19 and 21 - and two teenage girls - aged 15 and 16 - between August 2013 and March 2020.

Strike force detectives then arrested a 24-year-old man at a unit in Campbelltown on December 9, 2020 following extensive inquiries.

Police say he was charged with 15 sexual violence-related offences and remains before the courts.

Detectives say they issued the man with a Court Attendance Notice (CAN) on Monday, April 19 for 32 additional charges following further investigations.

The charges include:

  • aggravated sexual assault (victim under the age of 16 years),
  • assault with act of indecency (x2),
  • sexual intercourse without consent (x16),
  • common assault (x5),
  • stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm (x6),
  • aggravated sex assault - inflict actual bodily harm on victim,
  • sexually touch another person without consent.

Police say they will allege in court that the additional offences relate to a further 11 women - aged between 18 and 28 - and three girls - aged 14, 16 and 17 - for offences that occurred in Darlinghurst, Wollongong and across south-west Sydney, between January 2014 and December 2020.

The man is due to appear at Campbelltown Local Court today (Wednesday, April 21).

A total of 47 charges have now been laid in relation to 19 victims, aged between 14 and 28.

Investigations under Strike Force Honda are continuing.

Anyone with concerns about suspected child abuse or exploitation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

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