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Alleged attempted rapist charged by police following Noosa incident

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A man who allegedly tried to rape a woman in one of Queensland’s most popular tourist destinations has been charged by police.

A man who allegedly tried to rape a woman in one of Queensland's most popular tourist destinations has been charged by police.

Police claim the 34-year-old local woman was walking between Noosa Parade and Hastings Street this past Sunday morning when the man exited a vehicle and walked towards her.

The man then allegedly attempted to speak with the woman before grabbing and attempting to push her to the ground.

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The woman managed to free herself from the man, fleeing to a nearby business, which alerted police.

Sunshine Coast investigators today arrested a 22-year-old Sunshine Beach man.

He has been charged with one count each of assault with intent to commit rape and deprivation of liberty – unlawfully detain/confine and is due to appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court today.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/police-charged-alleged-noosa-rapist-man-following-hastings-street-incident/7eb7719f-dc85-4979-8e21-9f35ab1c6666

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