Man is marched into a police station by his own MOTHER after he ‘tried to violently rape an 81-year-old woman in her home’
- A mother turned her own son in to Mandurah Police Station on Sunday
- WA Police were looking for a man who broke into an 81-year-old’s home
- The man is alleged to have entered the home at 2am and trying to attack her
A man has been driven to a police station by his own mother just hours after officers issued an appeal to find a ‘cowardly’ predator who tried to rape an elderly woman.
The sex predator broke into the 81-year-old woman’s retirement village home in Greenfields, Western Australia, as she slept early on Sunday morning.
The victim put up a fight and suffered bruising and abrasions to her face and a swollen hand as a result of the attempted violent rape, police said.
She is currently being treated in hospital for her injuries.
Western Australia Police released CCTV footage of a man wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting an elderly woman in her home on Sunday
Hours after police issued a public appeal to find the predator, a woman drover her son to Mandurah Police Station and handed him over to officers
The incident was described by authorities as a ‘cowardly attack on a vulnerable member of our community.’
‘We’ve spoken to her at length this morning,’ Detective Sergeant Nicole Simon said, according to the ABC.
‘She’s naturally shaken and upset by the incident but she is being cared for by family.
WA Police released a CCTV photo of the suspect dressed in black at the Peel Health Campus in Greenfields moments before the alleged assault took place.
An hour later, a woman took her son to Mandurah Police Station and handed him over to officers, Perth Now reported.
Police announced on Monday that a 30-year-old man from Mandurah has been charged with attempted aggravated sexual penetration without consent, and aggravated home burglary and commit.
He is scheduled to appear in Mandurah Magistrates Court later today.
CCTV footage released by police on Sunday showed a man dressed in black at the Peel Health Campus (pictured) in Greenfields moments before the alleged assault took place
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