Police charge man with child sexual abuse

Child Abuse Squad detectives have charged a 53-year-old man as a result of their investigation into an allegation of a historical child sexual abuse incident.

It is alleged in 2007, the man sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl during an international school trip. During the alleged incident the man was a teacher at a High School within the City of Joondalup and the victim was a student at the school.

The man from Gwelup has been charged with:-

• Sexual Conduct Involving a Child under 16.

(Crimes Act 1914 (Commonwealth), S50BC(1)(a) ).

He is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today, 10 June 2020.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives urge anyone with any information regarding this matter to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

If you are or have been a victim of sexual abuse, or if you have information about someone being abused, please contact police on 131 444.

/Public Release. View in full here.