Man charged after young girl sexually assaulted during break-in

A man has been charged after a young girl was sexually assaulted during a break-in at a home in Shoalhaven earlier this year.

Police arrested the 22-year-old at Wellington Police Station about 9.30am yesterday.

He has since been charged with sexual intercourse with a child under 10 years,  aggravated break and enter and committing a serious indictable offence.


The man is alleged to have broken into the young girl’s home in the early hours of Friday 18 March and sexually assaulted her as she slept.

He has been refused bail to appear at Parkes Local Court on Monday 1 August.