Police charge man after being located naked on beach at Hawks Nest

A man has been charged after he allegedly committed indecent acts while naked at a beach in the state’s Hunter region today.

About 10.45am (Saturday 12 September 2020), officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District were called to Jimmys Beach at Hawks Nest, after receiving numerous reports a nude man was walking along the beach.

Officers attended and provided the man with a blanket, before he was arrested and taken to Raymond Terrace Police Station.

The man’s belongings were located on the beach and following a search of the items, police seized LSD, MDMA and Viagra from a bag.

The 51-year-old Killara man was charged with wilful and obscene exposure in public place, carry out sexual act with another without consent, two counts of possess prohibited drug, supply prohibited drug and goods in personal custody suspected being stolen.

Police will allege in court that the man approached beachgoers while he was unclothed and committed acts of indecency in front of them.

He was refused bail to appear before Newcastle Bail Court tomorrow (Sunday 13 September 2020).

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