Williamstown woman charged over alleged Newport sexual assault


Victoria Police detectives from the Transit Crime Investigation Unit have charged a woman from Williamstown over the alleged sexual assault of a young girl at Newport train station last month.

It is alleged the 17-year-old girl was walking down the ramp to exit the station and was approached from behind by the woman, who sexually assaulted her, while on her way home from school around 2pm on May 1.

Police released this image of a woman they wanted to speak with regarding an alleged sexual assault at Newport station.

A woman presented herself to a police station this afternoon, following the release of CCTV footage and an image of a woman whom police were interested in speaking with regarding the alleged assault.

Police have confirmed that a 32-year-old woman from Williamstown has been charged with sexual assault and has been bailed to appear before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on August 17.

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