Police want to talk to witnesses of alleged torture, rape

12.40pm: POLICE investigating the alleged torture and serious assault of a woman at Park Avenue on Tuesday afternoon are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

It will be alleged a man chased the woman from a house before assaulting her on the side of the road at the intersection of Haynes Street and Richardson Road sometime between midday and 4pm.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact the Rockhampton Criminal Investigation Branch on 07 49323550. 

Wednesday, Noon: A 23-YEAR-OLD Rockhampton man has been remanded in custody following the alleged torture and rape of his ex-girlfriend at a Park Avenue home.

It is alleged the man locked himself and his ex-girlfriend in a room at a Haynes St address for more than 12 hours.

The woman in the alleged incident sustained some injuries.

Detective Acting Inspector Luke Peachey this morning did not go into the nature of those injuries.

She has been transported to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition.

7am: A ROCKHAMPTON man will front court today charged with the rape, torture and assault following a shocking attack on a 29-year-old woman at a Park Avenue home.

The 23-year-old faces 11 charges including three charges of rape, plus toreture, sexual assault and assault causing bodily harm while armed.

The man was arrested at 5.30pm on Tuesday and was someone the woman knew.

Her injuries meant she had to be taken by ambulance to Rockhampton Base Hospital.

The 23-year-old is to face court today.


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