Masseuse charged over indecent assault of young girl, NSW

A self-described therapist has been charged over the alleged indecent assault of a young girl on the North Coast last month.

Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse Squad commenced an investigation following reports a 10-year-old girl was indecently assaulted during an alleged massage session at a residential address.

Following inquiries, Child Abuse Squad Detectives executed a search warrant at a home at Emerald Beach on Tuesday (18 July 2017).

A 65-year-old man was arrested at the location and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station.

He was charged with indecent assault in circumstances of aggravation and voyeurism in circumstances of aggravation. Police will allege in court that the offences occurred at his Emerald Beach home.

The man was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court on Monday 14 August 2017.

If anyone has any information concerning this matter they should call Crime Stoppers, NSW Police say.

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