Former NRL star Curtis Scott charged with alleged assaults

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Following a three-month investigation, Sutherland Shire Police have arrested former NRL player Curtis Scott on historic alleged domestic violence offences from 2018.

Scott, 24, was playing golf at Braden Ridge on Wednesday when he was formally arrested. This follows a complaint filed by the woman involved in November and subsequent investigation.

He has been charged with:

  • two counts of intentionally choke person with recklessness;
  • two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm;
  • stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm (domestic);
  • and three counts of common assault (DV)

He will appear in court next Wednesday after being granted conditional bail.

Curtis Scott played 71 NRL games across six seasons - four for Melbourne including the 2017 premiership season, and two for Canberra before having his contract torn up mid-season in 2021