Man, 82, accused of exposing himself to boy in public toilet

AN man in his 80s has been arrested and charged with performing an act of indecency in front of a 15-year-old boy in a public toilet at a park in the NSW Southern Highlands.

The incident is alleged to have occurred in a toilet block on Argyle Street in Moss Vale on Wednesday.

It was about 4.30pm when police say the 15-year-old boy walked into the toilet and entered a cubicle next to one being occupied by the 82-year-old man.


It’s alleged that’s when the 82-year-old exposed himself to the boy and committed an indecent act.

Police were notified and arrested the elderly man at the scene.

He was taken to Southern Highlands Police Station where he was formally charged with wilful and obscene exposure in a public place.

The 82-year-old was released on conditional bail and will front Moss Vale Local Court next month.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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