A 43-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested and charged with producing child abuse material after he was allegedly caught secretly filming children at a caravan park on the NSW South Coast.
Members of the public detained the man and called police after they allegedly found him discreetly taking photographs of young girls at a caravan park in Lake Conjola on Friday, December 28.
Police said the man was allegedly using a camera disguised with material to film the children.
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The man accompanied officers to Ulladulla Police Station where he was interviewed and had his camera and mobile phone seized before being released without charge, pending further inquiries.
Following subsequent investigations and an examination of the man’s camera and phone, officers raided the man’s Milton home on Wednesday morning.
Further electronic devices were seized and the man was arrested and charged with two counts of filming a person’s private parts without consent (aggravated), and producing child abuse material.
The man was granted conditional bail and is due to appear in Milton Local Court next month.
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