A man's been charged following an indecent assault in Woree.

He'll appear in court on March 12.


24 February 2019

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Detectives investigating an assault incident that occurred last Wednesday evening at Woree, have a charged a man.

Police will allege two teenage girls were walking along a footpath adjacent to the Bruce Highway at around 7.10pm on Wednesday when a man riding a bicycle approached them from the opposite direction.

It is further alleged that as he past the girls he reached out and grabbed one of the girls inappropriately before he continued along the footpath. The man was not known to the girl, who was not physically injured as a result of the assault.

The incident was reported, and an investigation was commenced.

Detectives attended a Bruce Highway address just before midday on Saturday where they spoke with a 32-year-old Woree man.

He was charged with one count of indecent assault and is scheduled to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on March 12.

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