Home and Away spoilers: Will Irene be charged for her crime?

Home and Away, Irene Roberts

On Home and Away, policeman Colby questions Irene about what happened the day she attacked Bella's stalker Tommy. Is she in BIG trouble?

After Irene Roberts (played by Lynne McGranger) made the SHOCK decision to turn herself into the police over the attack on stalker Tommy on Home and Away (opens in new tab), policeman Colby Thorne (Tim Franklin) and his teenage sister Bella Nixon (Courtney Miller) arrive just in time to delay Irene's confession...

However, Irene's guilt is too much to handle and she is determined to tell her side of the story. So Colby agrees to be the one to take her official police statement.

The policeman is shocked as Irene reveals what happened when she returned home to the Beach House and caught online stalker Tommy (Adam Solis) attacking Bella in the bedroom.

Home and Away, Colby Thorne, Irene Roberts, Leah Patterson

Irene is supported by friend Leah after she confesses ALL to policeman Colby on Home and Away. (Picture: Channel 5)

As Colby tries to understand Irene's violent actions and what motivated her to strike Tommy again, he comes to the realisation that Irene has been a victim of sexual assault herself in the past...

But the question is, could Irene now be facing a prison sentence for what she did?

Meanwhile, the police swoop in on Tommy's home and find photos of Bella and other teenage girls on his computer.

When Tommy wakes-up in hospital, he discovers he has a visitor... Colby! Will the Summer Bay copper be able to control his temper around the man who attacked his sister?

Home and Away, Tommy, Colby Thorne

Colby confronts stalker Tommy in hospital on Home and Away... (Picture: Channel 5)

Meanwhile, with their lives still in danger, Jasmine Delaney (Sam Frost) and new hubby Robbo (Jake Ryan) are starting to go stir crazy hiding out in their apartment.

When Jasmine hears her friend and former landlady Irene is in serious trouble, she's desperate to go and support her.

Home and Away, Jasmine Delaney

Jasmine wonders how much longer she and Robbo will have to hide out in their apartment on Home and Away. (Picture: Channel 5)

But how will Robbo react when he catches Jasmine trying to sneak out of the apartment and ignoring the risks he has warned her about?

Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm and 6:00pm on Channel 5

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.

Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?

Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!

Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.

He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.

Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)

And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.