2 Apr 2013

West Coast man in custody on sex charges

5:09 pm on 2 April 2013

A West Coast man was remanded in custody on Monday, facing multiple sex charges.

It follows an incident in the early hours of Sunday morning, when a man broke into a house and attacked a woman as she slept.

As well as three sex charges, the 46-year-old is also facing charges of burglary and cultivating cannabis.

He is due to appear before Greymouth District Court on 9 April.