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Arrest in Trentham Sexual Assault Case

Arrest in Trentham Sexual Assault Case

New Zealand Police Wellington News Release
10:49am 24 July 2006
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release.html?id=2546

Upper Hutt Police have arrested a 17-year-old male and charged him with sexual violation by rape following an attack on a visually impaired young woman near Trentham two weeks ago.

Detective Sergeant Ron Scott, Upper Hutt CIB, says the 17-year-old male was found on Saturday and spoken to by police about the incident. He was arrested and was due to appear in the Upper Hutt District Court today, Monday 24 July.

The young woman had got off an early evening commuter train at Trentham on Monday 10 July and started walking to her home. As she passed the former Brentwood School she was grabbed and sexually attacked. The attacker ran off.

Detective Sergeant Scott thanked the public for their help with information leading to the arrest.

ENDS

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