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Broome woman raped while on her morning jog before alleged attacker threatened passersby

Woman is ‘raped by a man who ambushed her on a morning jog through the bush in popular tourist town before he threatened bushwalkers who came to her aid’

  • Woman allegedly raped by man while jogging in Broome, Western Australia
  • She was approached by a 52-year-old man before she was sexually assaulted
  • He allegedly threatened walkers who intervened after woman cried for help 

A woman was allegedly raped by a fly-in, fly-out worker from Melbourne while on her morning jog in Western Australia.

The woman, aged in her 40s, was running on a track along Gubinge Road in Broome, at 5.20am on Friday.

She was then allegedly approached by fly-in, fly-out electrical mining worker Dean Osborne, 52, and sexually assaulted.

The woman, aged in her 40s, had been running on a track along Gubinge Road in Broome, Western Australia, on Friday

She was then allegedly approached by fly-in, fly-out electrical mining worker Dean Osborne, 52, and sexually assaulted

She was then allegedly approached by fly-in, fly-out electrical mining worker Dean Osborne, 52, and sexually assaulted

Osborne allegedly made verbal threats to passersby who tried to intervene after the woman screamed for help.

Detective Senior Sergeant Brian Beck said Osborne then fled the scene.

‘There was no physical altercation, but the man made verbal threats to the members of the public who tried to intervene before he ran away,’ he said.

Police arrested the man after issuing a search warrant at a Cable Beach hotel on Saturday.

He has been charged with three counts of aggravated rape, The West Australian reported.

Osborne appeared at Northbridge Magistrates Court via video link from Broome police station on Sunday. 

Osborne appeared at Northbridge Magistrates Court via video link from Broome police station on Sunday

Osborne appeared at Northbridge Magistrates Court via video link from Broome police station on Sunday

He made a post on his Facebook on July 24 showing that he was waiting in the Virgin Australia Lounge at Perth Airport to before travelling to Broome.

‘Chillen (sic) on free s*** before I fly to work,’ he wrote.

Osborne will appear in Broome Magistrates Court again on Monday.

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