Falls festival: woman allegedly assaulted in mosh pit performed citizen’s arrest

A woman allegedly sexually assaulted in the mosh pit at Falls festival in Tasmania performed a citizen’s arrest on her assailant, handing him over to security and police.

At the conclusion of the three-day music festival in Tasmania’s Marion Bay, police said a 32-year-old man from Carlton had been arrested and charged over an alleged assault on Sunday night for reportedly groping a woman on the breast. The man has been bailed to appear in court on a charge of assault with indecent intent.

Tasmania police senior sergeant Darren Latham said the woman and her friend apprehended the alleged assailant at the time of the incident.


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