Elderly man charged with abusing young boy more than 30 years ago

AN elderly man has been charged with sexually abusing a young boy more than 30 years ago.

The 82-year-old is accused of abusing the boy, who was under the age of 12 at the time, at a home in Brisbane’s north between 1977 and 1978.

Detectives from Gateway Child Protection and Investigation Unit has issued the elderly Wynnum man with a Notice to Appear in court regarding seven offences including four counts of indecent treatment of boys under 17, two counts of indecent assault on males and one count of indecent practices between males.


The man is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on November 16.