Domestic violence charges, Sunshine Coast

Published:

myPolice on 

A 54-year-old man has been charged with 13 serious domestic violence related offences following an alleged attack on a woman on the Sunshine Coast.

Around 10am on Friday, March 6, the man attended the woman's residence near Caloundra and allegedly physically assaulted her over a prolonged period.

During this time, the woman was allegedly strangled, causing her to lose consciousness, raped and held against her will.

The woman suffered significant injuries as a result of the alleged assault.

An investigation commenced after the woman escaped and reported the incident to police.

Around 8:30am on Monday, March 9, the woman was walking along Queen Street at Kings Beach with her young son when she noticed the man allegedly following her.

The man caught up with the pair and allegedly assaulted the woman while armed with a knife, stealing her handbag during the altercation.

The woman and boy sought refuge at a nearby business, without suffering any physical injuries.

On Monday afternoon, police executed a search warrant at a residence near Caloundra where the 54-year-old man was arrested and taken into custody.

The man has been charged with two counts each of rape, assault occasioning bodily harm and strangulation. He has also been charged with four counts of aggravated breach of a Domestic Violence Protection Order, one count each of deprivation of liberty, threatening violence and stealing.

He was denied police bail and will appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court today.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP2000470623

 
Community Familes Health & Wellness Law & Safety
Social:   

myPolice Sunshine Coast :
mypolice.qld.gov.au/sunshinecoast, Sunshine Coast Wide
myPolice Sunshine Coast
Showing 10+ recent articles for this business
Crime alert: Cooroy residents reminded to lock up 09 April 2020 | Residents in Cooroy are being reminded to secure their homes, vehicles and properties following recent criminal activity in the area. More information...
Stolen vehicle hot list, week ending April 9 09 April 2020 | We would also like to remind everyone to ensure that their vehicles are left secured at all times and that valuables are removed. More information...
Stay home and save lives these Easter holidays 08 April 2020 | Coolum Police are reiterating the directive from the Chief Medical Officer and are making it clear that people should not be holidaying on the coast over Easter. More information...
Four box trailers stolen in the past three days 08 April 2020 | Between April 3 and April 6, police have received four reports of box trailers stolen from within the Sunshine Coast region. More information...
Revocation of stand down police officer, Central Region 08 April 2020 | The officer was stood down on 1 October, 2019 in relation to inappropriate access to confidential Queensland Police Service information. The court proceedings in relation to this matter have now been finalised and... More information...
Update 2: Missing 14yo girl, Chapel Hill 04 April 2020 | It is likely the girl is staying on the Gold Coast however she is known to travel between the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. More information...
Property crime continues during COVID-19 physical distancing 03 April 2020 | While more people are staying at home as we work to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there is still a considerable amount of property offences being reported around the Sunshine Coast. More information...
South East residents beware of bitumen scam 02 April 2020 | Police understand that these scammers have recently been active in the Maleny, Palmwoods, Mooloolah Valley and Cooroy areas. More information...
Stolen vehicle hot list, week ending March 30 01 April 2020 | Sunshine Coast Police are asking members of the public to assist in locating the stolen motor vehicles listed below. More information...
Border restrictions 25 March 2020 | The community should avoid all non-essential cross-border travel to Queensland from tonight. More information...


comments powered by Disqus

All articles submitted by third parties or written by My Sunshine Coast come under our Disclaimer / Terms of Service