Man charged with raping 61-year-old woman in shower block

A man who allegedly raped a 61-year-old woman at a remote campsite in Western Australia has been arrested and charged.

The violent assault allegedly took place at a caravan park in the small remote town of Meekatharra, in the state’s Mid West.

Police said the 61-year-old woman was allegedly raped in the shower block at around 11.45pm on Thursday, 30 June.


It’s alleged the woman was in the shower for some time before a man burst in and sexually assaulted her.

Western Australia police today confirmed a 32-year-old man had been arrested over the sickening attack.

He will appear before the Meekatharra Magistrates Court today, charged with three counts of aggravated sexual penetration without consent.

Police are still appealing for any witnesses to the incident or anyone who can assist in this investigation to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.