Police charge Eglinton man over Mullaloo sexual assault

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POLICE have charged a 28-year-old man as a result of their extensive investigation into a sexual assault in Mullaloo on December 24.

It will be alleged about 5am, a woman in her 40s was walking along the shared path next to Mullaloo Beach.

When she got about 300m north of the Mullaloo Beach (north) car park, the man, who was naked, grabbed her from behind, dragged her to the ground and sexually assaulted her.

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The Eglinton man has been charged with sexual penetration without consent.

He is due to appear before the Joondalup Magistrates Court today.

Detectives would like to thank the community for their assistance during this investigation.