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Home and Away star found guilty of sexual assault

Martin Lynes has been found guilty of sexual assault, after he viciously attacked and bit a woman.

The Australian soap star had entered a not guilty plea, but was found guilty of aggravated assault on Wednesday, and had his bail revoked.

The 50-year-old, who played the villainous Adam Sharpe in Home and Away (2012-2014), was accused of attacking a woman in 2015 and 2016 at a home in Bateau Bay on the New South Wales Central Coast.

According to Nine Sydney News, one of the incident’s saw Martin bite the woman’s nose until it bled and sexually and indecently assaulted her over a four-hour period.

Guilty: Home and Away star Martin (left) sexually assaulted a woman in 2015 and 2016 | CHANNEL 5

And in May 2015, the actor, best known in Australia for his role as Luke Forlano in All Saints, allegedly became enraged when he questioned the woman about another man – and is said to have pinned her down and assaulted her with a sex toy.

Martin denied the assault to police, and insisted that he was trying to restrain the woman after the pair argued.

According to reports, the jury took two days to deliberate, before handing a guilty verdict on one charge of three charges. Martin will be sentenced in October.

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