Man charged with attempted sexual assault at Yarrabah

January 24, 2023 8:58 am in by

A man accused of an attempted sexual assault has been charged in Yarrabah.

It’s alleged the 54-year-old offered a 45-year-old Yarrabah woman a lift on Sunday, but made sexual advances towards the woman during the drive.

The woman allegedly asked to be let out of the car, but the man refused to stop.

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Police say the woman jumped from the moving car, seeking help nearby.

She did not suffer serious physical injuries.

A report was made to police and an investigation commenced.

The man was denied bail and he will appear in Cairns Magistrates Court today.