Self-described fitness instructor, 24, who claims to ‘preach the word of God’ is accused of raping two teenagers and two women at knifepoint
- Anthony Glumac, 24, was arrested in southwest Sydney on Wednesday morning
- A woman told police Glumac held her at knifepoint while sexually assaulting her
- Police believe Glumac may have also committed another three similar assaults
A fitness instructor who claims to ‘preach the word of God’ has been accused of raping four women and teenagers at knifepoint.
Anthony Glumac, 24, was arrested in Campbelltown, southwest Sydney, on Wednesday after a woman claimed he held a knife to her while raping her.
Police now believe Glumac may also be linked to three similar unsolved attacks over the past several years, some involving teenagers.
Anthony Glumac, 24, was arrested in southwest Sydney on Wednesday after a woman claimed he held a knife to her while raping her
He also allegedly raped a 15-year-old in Picton, a 16-year-old in Darlinghurst and a 21 and 24-year-old in Campbelltown, The Daily Telegraph reports.
Police allege Glumac begun by choking and holding down his alleged victims, before over time becoming more brutal and brandishing knives.
Glumac, a chef at a at ‘Japanese Fusion Restaurant,’ claims he is ‘preaching word of God and praise’ on social media pages.
Child abuse and sex crimes squad Detective Chief Inspector Michael Haddow said more alleged crimes could be uncovered.
‘One of the reasons we are here today is because there were separate (women) not known to each other. Our concern is there may be other [complainants] out there,’ he said.
Glumac was charged with 15 crimes including aggravated sexual intercourse, sexual intercourse without consent and intentionally choking a person.
He didn’t apply for bail during a hearing at Campbelltown Local Court on Wednesday.
A committal hearing will be held on Thursday.
Police allege Glumac begun by choking and holding down his alleged victims, before over time becoming more violent and brandishing knives