Hey Dad! actor Robert Hughes found guilty of child sex abuse

BREAKING: Hey Dad! actor Robert Hughes has today been found guilty of sexually and indecently assaulting young girls.

The jury of twelve reached an unanimous decision in Sydney on Monday afternoon, finding the former Hey Dad! actor guilty on nine of the 11 child sex charges relating to the abuse of young girls in the 1980s and 1990s.

Hughes reportedly yelled “I am innocent” from the witness box as the jury delivered their verdict.


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The 65-year-old former actor had pleaded not guilty to all 11 charges.

The jury has returned to deliberate on the last two charges.

More to come.