Media release

Arrests and Charges – Sexual intercourse without consent

Police

Northern Territory Police have arrested and charged two persons’ with sexual intercourse without consent.

On Monday 14 October, 2019 police received a report regarding sexual offences being committed against a child. Detectives from the Child Abuse Task Force, Sex Crimes Unit and Territory Families immediately commenced a joint investigation. 

On Wednesday 16 October, 2019 a 49-year-old male and a 17-year-old male were arrested and charged with sexual intercourse without consent. Both have been remanded in custody to appear in court at a later date. 

The child is safe and in the care of her family. Police investigations are continuing.

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