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AustraliaActor, 44, faces court over State Library sexual assault

08:42  19 september  2019
08:42  19 september  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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Sexual assault is an act in which a person intentionally sexually touches another person without that person's consent, or coerces or physically forces a person to engage in a sexual act against their will.

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Actor, 44, faces court over State Library sexual assault© Facebook Forty-four-year-old actor and surfer Dave Dawisha. A man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in-front of Victoria's State Library has faced court for the first time.

It comes less than a month after detectives released CCTV of a man they wished to talk to in relation to the alleged assault, committed against a 20-year-old university student in June.

Dave Dawisha, a 44-year-old actor, was arrested by police last month on Bourke Street in Melbourne's CBD. He was giving a different woman a massage.

The victim, who wished to remain anonymous, spoke at a police conference last month, describing how she was approached by a man around 6.30pm on June 27.

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In July, Spacey's sex assault criminal case was dropped after his teenage accuser allegedly refused to testify in court . The actor was accused of reaching The accuser, now 21, was ordered to testify about a mobile phone he used the night of the alleged assault . He was supposed to turn it over to the

After a sexual assault or rape, victims are often subjected to scrutiny and, in some cases, mistreatment. Victims undergo medical examinations and are interviewed by police.

He struck up a conversation, and offered her a massage.

He then allegedly sexually assaulted her.

"He asked if I could take a picture of him, then we just started talking," the young woman told reporters. She wanted to remain anonymous.

Actor, 44, faces court over State Library sexual assault© Facebook He was arrested last month in Melbourne's CBD. "We chatted for a bit, he asked me if I wanted a massage but then proceeded to grope me," the victim said. "It was super, super uncomfortable."

"I feel pretty violated and taken advantage of, because I'd say I'm pretty friendly and try to be nice to people, and for that to be taken advantage of is really rough," she said.

The woman was composed for most of the press conference but struggled to answer when she was asked what she would say to the man. She said she wanted him to come forward.

"Because I'd like to know who it is and I don't want it to happen to anyone else," she said.

"I don't want anyone else to be taken advantage of in the way I was."

Police had earlier released CCTV footage of a man they wished to talk to in relation to the incident.

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