Police are investigating an alleged home invasion and sexual assault in Edmonton.
Police are investigating an alleged home invasion and sexual assault in Edmonton.

Police probe home invasion, sexual assault in Cairns suburb

A WOMAN has allegedly been sexually assaulted during a terrifying home invasion in Edmonton this morning.

A police spokesman confirmed they were called to a residence just before 6am following reports a male had broken in and assaulted the occupant.

It is understood police took a naked male into custody on a nearby street about 20 minutes after the alleged assault.

He is currently assisting police with inquiries.

The Cairns Post understands the pair were not known to each other.

The police spokesman said there were no reports of any serious injury to the woman.

A crime scene has been established at the residence and investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.



‘F*** you coronavirus’: Beloved Gympie cafe says bye for now

premium_icon ‘F*** you coronavirus’: Beloved Gympie cafe says bye for now

‘After all of the roadworks sh*t for the past nine months and now f******...

Australian hospitals to shut, 100,000 staff under threat

Australian hospitals to shut, 100,000 staff under threat

600 nurses have already been stood down in New South Wales

Soap shortage: Teachers using metho to clean classrooms

premium_icon Soap shortage: Teachers using metho to clean classrooms

Queensland teachers using metho to clean classrooms