A man has been charged after a young girl was allegedly indecently assaulted over a seven year period.
The 73-year-old from Forrestfield, Western Australia was arrested this week following ongoing investigations into historic child abuse allegations.
Police say the man is alleged to have indecently assaulted the young girl, who was known to him, between 1979 and 1986.
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At the time of the first assault, she was just three-years-old.
He has been charged with 24 counts of Indecent Dealing of a Child under 14 years of age and is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on Friday, 9 September.