Man to face court charged with forcible confinement and assault

A 23-year-old City man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Monday, 1 April 2024) charged with offences including forcible confinement following an incident yesterday morning. 

About 4.00am yesterday, police will allege the man unlawfully entered a residence in Scullin. 

Once inside the residence, it will be further alleged the man assaulted one of the occupants. 

Shortly after, the man allegedly pulled a woman, believed to be known to him, from the residence, before forcing her into his vehicle. 

The 23-year-old man then drove the woman back to his residence, where he was arrested a short time later by police. 

The man has been charged with forcible confinement, burglary, aggravated common assault, and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.  



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