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Man in court over Townsville sex attack

AAP logoAAP 1/08/2016

A man has been charged with dragging a young tourist from a Townsville pathway and sexually assaulting her.

The 29-year-old victim was attacked just before 9pm as she walked along The Strand at North Ward on Sunday.

A 53-year-old man has been charged with sexual assault, assault with intent to commit rape, deprivation of liberty, assault occasioning bodily harm, and threatening violence. He'll face a Townsville court on Tuesday.

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