Police charge man after sexual assault – Guildford West

A man has been charged after a boy was allegedly sexually assaulted in Sydney’s west.

Officers attached to Cumberland Police Area Command commenced an investigation following reports an 11-year old boy had been sexually assaulted by a man between January 2019 and December 2020, while at a gym in Guildford West.

A member of the boy’s family notified police on Monday (11 January 2021), and, following inquiries, Cumberland PAC detectives attended a home in Woodpark, about 8.45pm yesterday (Tuesday 12 January 2021).

A 33-year-old man was arrested and taken to Granville Police Station where he was charged with aggravated sex assault – victim under the age of 16 years, and intentionally-sexually touch child between 10 and 16.

The Woodpark man was refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court today (Wednesday 13 January 2021).

If anyone has experienced an incident such as this, they are urged to contact local police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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