Burleigh man arrested over alleged sexual assault in Surfers

A MAN has been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a woman in Surfers Paradise last month.

The 22-year-old victim was walking along The Esplanade, near Eileen Peters Park, when she was assaulted shortly after midnight on Wednesday December 12.

Police say the woman was “approached by a man who grabbed her inappropriately before walking into a toilet block nearby”.


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Following ongoing investigations into the incident and after a public appeal for information this week, officers arrested a 31-year-old Burleigh Waters man on Thursday afternoon.

He was charged with one count of sexual assault and is due to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court on January 31.

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