South West man charged with sexual assault from 26 years ago

South West man charged with sexual assault from 26 years ago

A 59-year old South West man has been charged with sexual assault from an incident that occurred in Fremantle 26 years ago.

It will be alleged between 2.30am and 4am on May 28, 1994, the man gained entry into a home on Swanbourne Street through a window and once inside, sexually assaulted the lone female occupant.

On November 4, 2020, detectives charged the 59-year-old man from Collie with:

  • Aggravated sexual penetration without consent
  • Aggravated burglary
  • Committing an offence in a dwelling.

He is due to appear before the Bunbury Magistrates Court on November 25, 2020.

The man was charged by special crime squad detectives as a result of an extensive investigation.