Carer charged following alleged sexual assault – Port Macquarie

A man has been charged following an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a woman in his care last year.

Police will allege that between Monday 1 October 2018 and Thursday 1 November 2018, a 38-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by a man while she was in his care.

The incident was reported to Mid North Coast Police District in November 2018 and an investigation commenced.

Following extensive inquiries, just after 7am today (Wednesday 9 January 2019), officers from Mid North Coast Police District executed a search warrant at a home on Hampton Court, Port Macquarie, where a number of electronic devices were seized.

Later that morning, a 62-year-old man attended Port Macquarie Police station where he was arrested.

He was charged with aggravated sexual assault – victim with cognitive impairment, carer have sexual intercourse – person cognitive impairment and aggravated indecent assault – victim has cognitive impairment.

The man was refused bail to appear in Port Macquarie Local Court today.

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