Police charge man over historical sexual assault of teenage girl in Sydney CBD

A man will face court today charged following an investigation into the historical sexual assault of teenage girl in Sydney between 2009 and 2012.

In February 2021, detectives attached to Sydney City Police Area Command, assisted by the NSW Department of Education, established Strike Force Millard to investigate reports a teenage girl had been sexually assaulted by a man between 2009 and 2012, after meeting at a Sydney school.

Following extensive inquiries, investigators attended a home in Wiley Park just before 10.30am yesterday (Friday 21 March 2021), and arrested a 30-year-old man

A search warrant was executed at the premises where electronic devices were seized for forensic examination.

The man was taken to Campsie Police Station and charged with 20 offences including;

  • Three counts of assault with act of indecency,
  • Seven counts of aggravated sex assault – victim under the age of 16 years,
  • Incite person under 16 years to commit act of indecency,
  • Procure child under 14 years for unlawful sexual activity,
  • Procure child for unlawful sexual activity,
  • Aggravated sex assault- inflict actual bodily harm on victim,
  • Commit act of indecency with person under 16 years,
  • Meet/travel to meet child groomed for sexual activity,
  • Sexual intercourse with person under care between 16 and 17 years,
  • Two counts of persistent sexual abuse of a child, and
  • Sexual intercourse with person under care between 17 and 18 years.

Police will allege in court the man sexually assaulted the girl on multiple occasions while she was a student at a school in Sydney’s CBD between October 2009 and December 2012.

He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court today (Saturday 27 March 2021).

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