The attacker is believed to have used a horrible military-style camouflage outfit known as a Ghillie suit when he dragged, tied up and sexually assaulted the girl on May 15 in Narara bushland on the NSW Central Coast.
Three weeks later, he grabbed the age of 18 years, the woman around the neck in a nearby station.
The girl was tied up with zip ties and sexually. He managed to free himself after about an hour, and ran off to his school.
Troy Johnson has been charged with the alleged abduction and sexual assault of a schoolgirl.
The police discovered what they claim is the contents of a rape kit in his garage, including camouflage gear, a mask, cable ties and hunting knives.
The man arrested by police after a three-month investigation, has been named by the Daily Telegraph as Troy, Stephen Johnson. He was wearing a high vis work shirt when he was arrested at Lake Haven at 9.30 pm the night before.
The researchers looked for her Woongarrah home and discovered what police allege is the contents of a rape kit in his garage. The vision of his home shows officers finding camouflage gear, boots and hunting knives. Detectives also seized cable ties, a camouflage mask and other items, police revealed.
The police has previously said it was believed that the man was carrying out a “hunter of the fantasy.”
The attack Power of Garawan was formed to investigate the first assault, and police believe the same man may be responsible for the attempted abduction of a young girl of 18 years of age, women in Narara Railway Station on June 4.
It was thought that a den was used by the man, while he allegedly attacked the young woman. It was discovered by the police between Reeves St and Carrington St, Narara, hidden of a walking route that students often used.
It was full of garbage and a makeshift tent made from a sheet of a large size.
A vest camouflage was allegedly found by police when searching for the Woongarrah property.
A knife recovered by police. Photo: Police of NSW
The distinctive mark of the mask allegedly used by the Central Coast attacker. Photo: Police of NSW
The police said that the strike force investigators, along with officers from Tuggerah Lakes Local Area Command,
arrested the man during a vehicle stop in Lake Haven around 9.30 pm on Friday night.
“Shortly after the arrest, a search warrant was executed at a home in Woongarrah, where officers seized a number of items relevant to the investigation,” a police statement said.
The man was taken to Numerous Police Station, where he was accused of several serious charges such as kidnapping with the intent to commit a serious felony, harassment, stalking or intimidation with intent to cause fear of physical or mental harm, two counts of aggravated indecent assault, aggravated sexual assault, produce a material of child abuse and possessing or using a prohibited weapon without a permit.
The 31-year-old man being arrested.
He is also facing charges of sexual abuse in relation to a separate incident involving a young girl who is known to him, between October 2016 and April 2017.
While the man was in the custody of the police, suffered a medical episode and was taken to Many Hospital for treatment.
He was refused bail, and remains in the hospital police guard. It is expected that they will appear in Numerous Local Court tomorrow.
The investigations on the attack of 18 years of age, the woman close to Narara Train Station on Sunday 4 June 2017 is in progress.