Accused faces court

Clare NegusThe West Australian
Man on rape counts
Camera IconMan on rape counts

UPDATE, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020: On September 18, 2015, Mr Lloyd was sentenced to six years in jail for one count of deprivation of liberty and three counts of acts or omission causing bodily harm, all of which were first before Rockingham Magistrate’s Court on June 5, 2014. Two counts of sexual penetration without consent, also first before the court on June 5, 2014, were dismissed pursuant to Section 25 on May 27, 2015.

The Shoalwater man alleged to have assaulted and raped a 21-year-old woman while holding her captive for three days, appeared before the Rockingham Magistrate’s Court last Thursday.

Police have charged Scott Leith Lloyd, 26, with one count of deprivation of liberty, two counts of sexual penetration without consent, two acts or omissions causing bodily harm and one count of using violence to render a person incapable of resisting.

He was not required to enter a plea, was remanded in custody and is due back in court on July 15.

The woman has returned home after hospital treatment for injuries, including bruising, that it is alleged she suffered during the three-day ordeal.

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Rockingham Detective Steve Crowley claimed the woman sustained chemical burns to her face, believed to be from drain cleaner.

Police have asked anyone who visited the Hawker Street house between May 29 and June 1 to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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