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A man has been charged with domestic-violence offences after allegedly attempting to suffocate a baby and sexually assaulting a woman in Sydney’s west.

A man has been charged with domestic-violence offences after allegedly attempting to suffocate a baby and sexually assaulting a woman in Sydney's west.

Police were called to a house in Schofields, at about 12.30pm yesterday after reports of a domestic-related incident.

A 22-year-old man was arrested at the scene. The woman and child were taken to Blacktown Hospital for assessment and have since been released.

Officers set up a crime scene and began inquiries into the incident.

The man was charged with three counts of intentionally choke person with recklessness and two counts of sexual intercourse without consent.

Police will allege in court the man attempted to suffocate the child twice.

It will be further alleged he choked a 25-year-old woman and sexually assaulted her twice earlier that day.

He was refused bail to appear before Blacktown Local Court today.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/sydney-police-charge-man-with-suffocating-baby-domestic-violence/6b676510-6ebd-4a7f-854b-d9e224ea7dbf

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