Rockhampton detectives march an 18-year-old man into the watch house to be charged with the attempted murder and rape of a local grandma on Australia Day.
Rockhampton detectives march an 18-year-old man into the watch house to be charged with the attempted murder and rape of a local grandma on Australia Day. Photo: Allan Reinkka.

Teen charged with attempted murder of Rocky gran

A TEENAGER has been charged with the attempted murder and rape of an elderly woman in a Rockhampton backyard on Australia Day.

Police arrested the 18-year-old yesterday afternoon following the attack on the 82-year-old grandmother in George Street, Rockhampton.

The suspect was apprehended while walking in Rockhampton's CBD about 1.30pm yesterday.

He was held in custody and will appear in Rockhampton Magistrates Court today.

 
See today's editon of The Morning Bulletin for more details and photos.



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