ANU student Alexander Matters has been charged with a second count of sexual assault, allegedly assaulting a second woman. He appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning. Matters has been formally charged with two additional acts – one count of sexual intercourse without consent and one count of committing an act of indecency without consent.
ACT Police announced that the second person “contacted ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations … to report an alleged sexual assault by the same man” after Matter’s initial hearing.
Matters pleaded not guilty to all four charges, and will return to court on November 23.
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Canberra Rape Crisis Centre, Crisis Line
(02) 6247 2525
(02) 6125 2442
1800 737 732
ANU Women’s Department
ANU Queer* Department
ANU Respectful Relationships Unit