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.


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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.