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Woman allegedly raped at medical facility

A MAN has been charged with raping a woman at a medical facility on Brisbane’s northside.

The attack allegedly took place at a medical centre at Chermside yesterday, Thursday October 18.

The victim, a 26-year-old woman, reported the incident to police and detectives from the North Brisbane Criminal Investigation Branch launched an investigation.


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By nightfall, the 50-year-old man accused of the attack was arrested.

In a statement overnight, police confirmed the man had been charged with rape and sexual assault.

The man from Carindale was expected to answer to the charges in Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

No further information was available at the time of writing.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support:
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence phone 07 5591 1164
Bravehearts phone 1800 272 831

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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