Man Arrested Over Child Sex Offences, WA

Child Abuse Squad detectives have arrested an 18 year old man as a result of their investigation into alleged child sexual offences.

It will be alleged between August and September 2016 the man sexually abused a 7 year old boy. It is further alleged that during a recent incident, the man also sexually abused a 7 year old male friend of the victim, WA Police say.

The man was a friend of the boy’s family.

The 18 year old man of Bentley has been charged with:-

Three counts of Sexual Penetration of a Child under 13 years

One count of Attempted Sexual Penetration of a Child under 13 years

Five counts of Indecent Dealing with a Child under 13 years.

He had his bail refused and is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court (Perth Police Complex) today, Saturday 10 September 2016.

If you are or have been a victim of child abuse, or if you have information about someone being abused, please contact police on 131 444.

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