Man charged after 'grabbing 80-year-old woman in a headlock and attempting to ...

Man, 30, charged after 'grabbing 80-year-old woman in a headlock and attempting to sexually assault her' Police arrested and charged man after alleged sexual assault of a woman It is alleged the man broke into the woman's home in Newtown, Sydney  He allegedly put her in a headlock and tried to sexually assault her  

By Adam Mccleery For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:17 BST, 1 September 2018 | Updated: 06:18 BST, 1 September 2018

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Police have charged a man over allegedly attempting to sexually assault an elderly woman during a break and enter in August.

At about 7.30pm on August 26 a man is alleged to have forced entry to a home in Newtown, Sydney.

The man allegedly grabbed an 80-year-old woman and placed her in a headlock before attempting to sexually assault her.

Police have charged a man over allegedly attempting to sexually assault an elderly woman during a break and enter in August (stock image)

Police have charged a man over allegedly attempting to sexually assault an elderly woman during a break and enter in August (stock image)

The woman allegedly fought back and the man fled the house.

The female victim suffered injuries to her hands and legs and was treated at the scene.

Officers from Inner West Police Area Command were called to the scene and have launched an investigation.

Police then arrested a 30-year-old man outside a unit on Enmore Road, Newtown, at about 5.30pm on Friday

Police then arrested a 30-year-old man outside

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