Sexual assault accused allegedly posed as police officer

Valerie Horton

DETECTIVES have charged a teenager after he allegedly forced his way into a woman's house claiming to be a police officer and threatened her with a knife before allegedly sexually assaulting her and stealing from her. 

Detectives from the Dutton Park Criminal Investigation Branch have arrested the 19-year-old from Kingston near Brisbane and charged him with 11 offences including sexual assault, rape, deprivation of liberty and armed robbery.

Police will allege a 39-year-old Melbourne woman answered the front door of an Upper Cornwall Street  in Greenslopes residence around 11.40pm on Wednesday night, May 13. 

The teenager is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today where he also face charges including assuming the designation of a police officer and possession of a dangerous drug and a drug utensil.

Detectives also charged an 18-year-old Kingston man with enter dwelling and commit an indictable offence and robbery with violence in relation to this incident. He is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on June 3. 


Topics:  police officer rape

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