A man has been charged with the aggravated sexual assault of a young girl he babysat a number of years ago.
The 66-year-old was arrested at a unit in Bathurst around 11.15am yesterday.
The arrest comes after detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse Squad recently commenced an investigation following reports a man sexually assaulted a four-year-old girl he was babysitting near Bathurst in 2009.
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The man was refused bail and appeared at Bathurst Local Court yesterday, where he was granted strict conditional bail to appear at the same court on Monday 18 September.
Police say inquiries are continuing.
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