GC man to face court charged with almost 50 sex offences

A man is due to face Southport Magistrates Court today after being arrested on the Gold Coast over a series of alleged sexual assaults committed in Melbourne between 1965 and 1980.

The 62-year-old man was taken into custody at a home in Carrara about 2.00pm yesterday.

His arrest comes following ongoing investigations by Dandenong Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation detectives.


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The man has been charged with 48 offences, including gross indecency and indecent assault.

He is due to appear at Southport Magistrates’ Court today where an application will be made to extradite him to Victoria.