Historical child sexual abuse offences, WA

Carnarvon Detectives have charged an 84-year-old man as a result of their investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse.

It is alleged between 2016 and 2018, the man sexually assaulted a girl known to him who was 14 years old at the time of the first incident, WA Police say.

The man from the Mid West-Gascoyne District has been charged with:-

•10 counts of Indecently Deals with a Child over 13 years and under 16 years;

•Three counts of Indecent Dealings with a Child under 13 years;

•Two counts of Sexually Penetrated a Child over 13 years and under 16 years;

•One count of Persistent Sexual Conduct with a Child under 16 years; and

•One count of Encourages a Child over 13 years and under 16 years to Engage in Sexual Behaviour.

He is due to appear before the Shark Bay Magistrates Court on Friday, 31 August 2018.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives urge anyone with any information regarding this matter to call Crime Stoppers.

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