Man charged with 122 family violence offences

A Melbourne man has been charged with 122 family violence offences including sexual assault and unlawful imprisonment.

The 38-year-old is alleged to have committed the serious family violence-related assaults, sexual assaults, unlawful imprisonment and kidnapping dating back to 1994.

Police say the charges relate to multiple victims.


The man, who was arrested by Members of the Victoria Police Family Violence Taskforce, is due to face Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Friday 7 July.

The Family Violence Taskforce was formed in October 2015, to extend and complement the work of frontline police and Family Violence Units state-wide.

Its focus is on high risk perpetrators who have committed serious family violence against multiple victims over a period of time.