Three men to be charged over 2012 Blue Mountains gang rape

Three young men have been arrested over the gang rape of a teenage girl at a house party in the Blue Mountains in 2012.

NSW police arrested the trio, aged 20, 21 and 22, at homes in Lawson, Wentworth Falls and Warrimoo on Wednesday morning.

The then-15-year-old went to a party at a home in Hazelbrook in October 2012, where she alleges she was assaulted by four teenage boys.


Yesterday, police revealed the victim was still traumatised by her ordeal.

“It takes clearly a long time for those matters to heal and at this stage she is still traumatised,” Det Insp Almer said.

Later on Tuesday, officers executed a search warrants at a home in Hazelbrook.


This morning, investigators attended homes in Lawson, Wentworth Falls and Warrimoo, and arrested the three men.

They were taken to Katoomba Police Station and are currently assisting with inquiries.

Charges are expected to be laid shortly.

Inquiries are continuing.