Man charged with sexual assault

ACT Policing has arrested a 27-year-old Ngunnawal man after he sexually assaulted his ex-girlfriend at her house in Bonner on Friday (21 March).

About 11am the woman was in her backyard when she was allegedly physically and sexually assaulted by her ex-boyfriend.

She lost consciousness and when she woke, she notified police. She was then conveyed to The Canberra Hospital by ACT Ambulance, where she was examined by a doctor.

Police spoke to the alleged offender, and collected forensic evidence.

He was then conveyed to the ACT Watch House where he was charged with Sexual Assault 2nd degree assaultee, Assault occasioning actual bodily harm, Arrest without warrant person on bail, and Contravene protection order. He will appear before the ACT Magistrates court this morning. When arrested the man was already on bail for other matters.