Sydney news: Merna Kasha, 19, has been missing for a month as police ask for information

Here’s what you need to know this morning.

Missing Teen Last Seen in Fairfield Heights

Merna Kasha was last seen when a relative dropped her off at Kihilla Street, Fairfield Heights, around 8pm on Thursday, April 28.

It is believed she was in contact with family a few days later, but has not been seen since.

Ms. Kasha is described as having a Middle Eastern Mediterranean appearance, about six feet tall, slender build, with dark brown, shoulder length hair and hazel eyes.

She has a tattoo on the center of her back and piercings on her lip, nose and cheek.

Anyone with information is requested to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.

Three indicted for Newcastle sexual assault

The men have each been released on bail to appear in court in July. ABC news

Three men who allegedly sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman in a unit in Newcastle have been charged.

Police will allege in court that the men committed the crime around 11 p.m. Saturday, February 26, at a home in Parry St.

A 28-year-old man has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault in the company of other persons and one count of sexually touching another person without consent.

He has been released on bail to appear before the Fairfield Local Court on July 4.

After further investigation, detectives yesterday arrested and charged two men, aged 20 and 28.

The older man was charged with two counts of aggravated assault in the company of other persons, while the younger man was charged with one count of aggravated assault in the company of other persons, namely that of second-degree principal.

They were each given bail to appear before the Fairfield Local Court on July 4.

Police release ‘peep and pry’ image

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Police have released an image of a man who may be able to help.Supplied: NSW Police

Police have released footage of a man who may be investigating a “squeak-and-pry” incident in Randwick earlier this month.

At about 10pm on May 7, police responded to reports that a man had seen a house in Arthur Street, Randwick.

The police have thoroughly searched the area; however, no one was found.

The man is depicted in the images as having a Caucasian appearance, approximately 180cm to 185cm tall, slender build and with brown hair. He may also have a British accent.

Anyone with information or possibly dashcam footage of the area at the time of the incident is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Chris Dawson murder case continues

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Chris Dawson pleaded not guilty to the murder of his wife Lynette.AAP: Dean Lewins

The murder trial of Sydney’s former teacher Chris Dawson continues today in the NSW Supreme Court.

Dawson is charged with the murder of his wife, Lynette, on or about January 8, 1982, for having an “untethered relationship” with a student at the school where he worked.

Yesterday, the court was told that Dawson was “very flirtatious” and “very vain” while hanging out with a schoolgirl he would later marry.

Dawson denies murdering his first wife.

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