Accused North Ward rapist facing fresh charges

November 16, 2023 8:08 am in by

An alleged rapist is facing further sexual assault charges in Townsville.

The 66-year-old Castle Hill man is accused of committing offences against five women who knew him and who all had connections to a North Ward unit complex.

Four victims initially made complaints regarding alleged incidents between October 2016 and March 2023.

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The new rape and two sexual assault charges relate to two of the four original female victims and one sexual assault charge relates to a new female victim.

Police will allege these offences occurred between June 2019 and November 2022.

The man has now been charged with a total of 17 counts of sexual assault, two counts of rape and five counts of enter dwelling.

He is due to reappear in the Townsville Magistrates Court on December 5.