A Sydney man has been charged over an assault in which he was
repeatedly hit over the head with a saucepan by the woman he
Police say the 23-year-old followed a woman to her unit block
in McMahons Point, on the city's north shore, on April 9 and
grabbed her from behind.
But he ran off when his victim smacked him several times with
a large pan she was carrying.
Police have linked the man to two other incidents earlier the
same day, with one woman allegedly followed from Milsons
Point Railway Station and another from the street into a
building in North Sydney.
Police arrested the man at a home in Oxley Park, in Sydney's
west, on Friday and later charged him with three counts of
stalking. He was also charged with assault with intent to rob
He was refused bail and is expected to appear at Parramatta
Bail Court on Saturday.