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Girl sex abuse arrest

A WOMAN has been charged after a teenager was allegedly kidnapped and sexually and physically assaulted at a unit in Greenacre.

In July, detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad, established Strike Force Tumbridge to investigate reports a 14-year-old girl had allegedly been detained, assaulted and supplied drugs by a man and woman known to her.
Following an extensive investigation, a 24-year-old woman was last Sunday charged with kidnap in company with intent serious indictable offence occasion actual bodily harm, supply prohibited drug, steal from person, intimidation and damage property by fire with intent to injure.
Police will allege in court that the woman drove the girl to a hotel in Parramatta, where she was supplied methylamphetamine (ice) and gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB). It will be further alleged that the girl was then taken to a unit in Greenacre, where she was sexually and physically assaulted.
Investigations are continuing, and police are expected to make further arrests.
The Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad comprises detectives who are specially trained to investigate matters against children and adults, including sexual assault, serious physical abuse, and extreme cases of neglect.
Anyone with concerns about suspected child abuse or exploitation, should call Crime Stoppers, 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.