Sexual assault suspected during home invasion

  • 12/08/2015
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A Richmond couple who awoke to find a stranger in their bedroom now say the intruder sexually assaulted someone in their home.

Police have confirmed that during the intrusion into the home on the weekend, the man had also sexually assaulted a female occupant of the household.

The intruder – described as being of a small build – fled the Gladstone Road house after the couple woke at about 3am on Sunday.

Police are warning people in the area to keep their doors locked and want to hear from anyone who has seen any suspicious behaviour.

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