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.


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.