Former swim school coach arrested over alleged sexual assaults

A former swim coach has been arrested following allegations two young boys were sexually assaulted at a swimming school in Sydney’s southwest.

The 44-year-old was taken into custody by detectives outside a home in Sylvania about 7am today.

He’s been taken to Sutherland Police Station, where he is currently assisting police with their inquiries.


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It comes after police launched an investigation last month, after receiving reports two men had been groomed and sexually assaulted by a man known to them while they were children.

“It will be alleged that the offences took place between 1997 and 2003 at a former swim school in Padstow,” NSW Police said in a statement.

Detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crime Squad are also assisting with the ongoing investigation.

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