Woman allegedly suffers assault and deprivation of liberty

POLICE have charged three people after the alleged assault and deprivation of a woman at Mooroobool on Thursday night.

The charges relate to an incident on March 3 where it will be alleged a 32-year-old woman was assaulted at a Mooroobool residence before being driven away in a car and further assaulted.

The woman was able to flee before raising the alarm. She was taken to Cairns Hospital with serious head injuries.

A 24-year-old Whitfield woman has been charged with deprivation of liberty, two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm whilst in company and one count of possessing dangerous drugs. She is expected to reappear in Cairns Magistrates Court on April 1.

A 17-year-old woman also from Whitfield has been charged with deprivation of liberty, assault occasioning bodily harm whilst in company, assault occasioning bodily harm and burglary and commit indictable offence. She is expected to reappear in Cairns Magistrates Court on March 24.

A 27-year-old Woree man has been charged with deprivation of liberty and assault occasioning bodily harm whilst in company. He is expected to appear at the Cairns Magistrate Court on March 21.


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