Man accused of stalking & # 393; After entering the ABC headquarters, he grabbed a woman and kissed her & # 039;

A 31-year-old man was charged with stalking and assault after he allegedly entered ABC's headquarters in Sydney, grabbed a woman and kissed her

A 31-year-old man was charged with stalking and assault after he allegedly entered ABC's headquarters in Sydney, grabbed a woman and kissed her.

At 2:30 p.m. On September 5, Kieren Gallagher allegedly entered the Harris Street office and walked through the building before approaching an employee.

Police were told he kissed her and escaped, prompting a radio show to air.

Fairfax media reported that the attacked woman is Triple J's host and comedian, Gen Fricker.

A 31-year-old man was charged with stalking and assault after he allegedly entered ABC's headquarters in Sydney, grabbed a woman and kissed her

A 31-year-old man was charged with stalking and assault after he allegedly entered ABC's headquarters in Sydney, grabbed a woman and kissed her

Fairfax media reported that the assaulted woman is Triple J's host and comedian, Gen Fricker (pictured)

Fairfax media reported that the assaulted woman is Triple J's host and comedian, Gen Fricker (pictured)

Fairfax media reported that the assaulted woman is Triple J's host and comedian, Gen Fricker (pictured)

& # 39; The man grabbed the woman and kissed her. He fled the office after security was alerted. The officers of the Sydney City area command were notified and began an investigation, "said an earlier statement issued by the police.

The intruder was apparently seen in the kitchen near the promotions department and also went through a second security barricade towards the radio studios.

The incident caused a network to stop its live broadcast and switch to pre-recorded material, according to The Australian.

The headquarters of Ultimo ABC is protected by security since June of last year and visitors must register and tell who they visit.

Previously, the lobby was used as a way by TAFE and students of the University of Technology.

It is understood that man was able to gain access by following an employee through security.

Gallagher appeared before the Central Local Court on Monday accused of harassment and intimidation with the intention of causing fear, as well as trespassing and common assault.

Gallagher appeared before the Local Central Court on Monday accused of harassment and intimidation with the intention of causing fear, as well as trespassing and common assault.

Gallagher appeared before the Local Central Court on Monday accused of harassment and intimidation with the intention of causing fear, as well as trespassing and common assault.

Gallagher appeared before the Local Central Court on Monday accused of harassment and intimidation with the intention of causing fear, as well as trespassing and common assault.

The headquarters of Ultimo ABC is protected by security since June of last year and visitors must register and tell who they visit.

The headquarters of Ultimo ABC is protected by security since June of last year and visitors must register and tell who they visit.

The headquarters of Ultimo ABC is protected by security since June of last year and visitors must register and tell who they visit.

The 31-year-old man was arrested while his mental health is being evaluated.

He seems to have significant mental health problems & # 39; and it became abusive & # 39; while appearing through a video link, according to court documents.

In an email to the staff, Gaven Morris, news director, said there would be more security guards and said ABC is committed to ensuring staff safety.

He said: "There may be an increase in ID controls, security attention at all entry points of the building and stepped physical security improvement works," the email said.

"We support our colleagues directly affected by this incident."

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Previously, the lobby was used as a way by TAFE and students of the University of Technology

Previously, the lobby was used as a way by TAFE and students of the University of Technology

Previously, the lobby was used as a way by TAFE and students of the University of Technology

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