7 Jan 2015

Sexual assault arrest in Tauranga

7:16 pm on 7 January 2015

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on sexual assault charges in Bay of Plenty.

He will appear in Tauranga District Court tomorrow charged with the sexual violation of two women in their Tauranga homes and the assault of a third woman.

The man was arrested after an incident in the early hours of yesterday morning.

In relation to that incident, he has been charged with sexual violation by rape of one woman, and the assault with a weapon of a second woman at that same address.

He has further been charged with the sexual violation of a woman at her home on 4 July last year.

Both incidents occurred at addresses in the suburb of Greerton.