Australian man charged with sexually assaulting two young girls

An Australian man has been charged with the sexual assault of two young girls known to him.

The 66-year-old was arrested in Westminster, Western Australia last week following ongoing investigations by Child Abuse Squad detectives.

In a statement, police said they allege the man sexually assaulted two girls, aged eight and nine, in 2016.


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He has since been charged with 18 counts of Sexual Penetration of a Child under 13 years.

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