MAN ARRESTED IN SOUTH GRAFTON FOR ALLEGED HISTORICAL SEXUAL ASSAULT IN BYRON BAY

A man has been arrested in South Grafton – accused of the sexual assault of a Byron Bay woman over 20 years ago.

The then 23 year old woman was inside her home in 1998 – when she was allegedly assaulted, sexually assaulted, threatened and detained by an unknown man.

Local detectives arrested a 49 year old yesterday morning – taking him to Grafton police station.

He was refused bail and will front Byron Bay Local Court on Monday.

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