Man allegedly caught with child abuse material at Sydney railway station

A MAN has been charged after he was allegedly caught with child abuse material and a knife at a train station in Sydney’s west.

About 3.30pm yesterday, officers from Police Transport Command were patrolling Granville Railway Station when they stopped a man who was allegedly trying to leave the station without a ticket.

Following inquiries, a 55-year-old man was arrested and taken to Granville Police Station.


He was charged with travel or attempt travel without valid ticket, custody of knife in public place, breach of bail, and possess child abuse material.

The man was refused bail to appear before Parramatta Local Court today.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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