Man charged after indecent assault at Kiama, NSW

Police have charged a man following a number of indecent assaults yesterday at the Kiama rock pools, on the south coast. , NSW Police say

Police were called to the Kiama rock pools near Terralong Street about 1pm today following reports that a man had indecently assaulted a number of girls.

Police have been told that a man approached allegedly several young girls, engaging them in conversation, before indecently assaulting them.

The man was confronted by members of the public and he attempted to leave the pools however, was detained by several people until police arrived.

Officers attached to Lake Illawarra Local Area Commanded attended and arrested a 64-year-old man, who is an Indian national.

He was taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station and charged with four counts of indecent assault on a person under the age of 16.

The man was refused bail and will appear before Wollongong Local Court tomorrow.

Police are urging anyone who was at the Kiama Rock Pools yesterday and have any information in relation to the incident to contact Crime Stoppers.

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