Sexual assault: Victims, perpetrators are most likely teenagers

Nadine Morton
August 28 2020 - 4:00am
SEXUAL ASSAULT: Teenagers are the most likely victims and perpetrators of sexual assault, new data shows. Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK
SEXUAL ASSAULT: Teenagers are the most likely victims and perpetrators of sexual assault, new data shows. Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK

During 2018 and 2019 there were 155 sexual assaults in the Dubbo Local Government Area, with new data showing young females in their late teens are more likely to be victims of sexual assault, and young males of the same age group are most likely to be recorded as perpetrators, new data shows.

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Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Nadine Morton covers emergency services and breaking news for the Illawarra Mercury. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at nadine.morton@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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