Man, 69, charged with indecently assaulting five-year-old girl in NSW store

A 69-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly indecently assaulted a five-year-old girl as she walked through a store with her grandmother on the NSW South Coast.

Police say the man approached the child in a store on Berry Street in Nowra just after 11.30am on Friday.

It’s alleged the man indecently touched the girl before she sought help from her grandmother.


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Police were called and arrested the man a few kilometres away in Bomaderry.

He was taken to Nowra Police Station and charged with two counts of indecent assault upon a child under 16.

The 69-year-old was refused bail and scheduled to front Nowra Local Court today.