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MAN ACCUSED IN ADAMSTOWN HEIGHTS INCIDENT NAMED

UPDATE: NBN Reporter Emma Murphy was in court this morning, the full report can be found here

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A Newcastle magistrate has revoked a non-publication order, on the name of the man accused of abducting and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Newcastle last week.

Police allege Brett David Hill kidnapped and sexually assaulted a young school girl during a five-hour ordeal at Adamstown Heights, last Tuesday.

Police say they have preliminary DNA results in the case, and one other person has come forward with allegations towards Hill.

The accused faced Newcastle Local Court this morning, he will reappear in August.

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About Samantha Long

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Samantha Long is a reporter, producer and web producer for NBN News in Newcastle, she's previously worked in Tamworth and on the Central Coast. Samantha completed a Bachelor of Communication from the University of Newcastle in 2015 and joined NBN at the end of 2015.

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