Northern Territory police have charged an adult man over the alleged rape of a toddler in Tennant Creek.
The two-year-old child was medically evacuated to Alice Springs on Friday before being transferred to Adelaide Women and Children’s hospital the following day.
A NT police spokeswoman confirmed a 24-year-old man had been charged “in relation to the sexual assault of a minor”.
He faced court on Monday, charged with one count of sexual intercourse without consent, and was expected to appear again on Tuesday.
Police did not publicly report the incident and have not called for witnesses or further information about any other perpetrators.
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