Korean National charged after woman dragged into Qld car yard and raped

A Korean National has been charged over the shocking assault and rape of a woman in Cairns.

The sickening attack occurred in the early hours of Sunday, when a 26-year-old woman was walking along Mulgrave Road at Westcourt.

Police say it’s alleged the man, 24, grabbed the woman from behind and dragged her into a nearby car yard before assaulting her.


Following the assault, the man is then alleged to have smashed the woman’s phone before running away, leaving his victim with several injuries.

He was arrested by police yesterday afternoon and charged with one count each of assault with intent to commit rape, rape and wilful damage.