Man, 79, charged over sex attack on six-year-old girl

A 79-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl on the NSW Far South Coast.

The attack is alleged to have taken place at a property near Jindabyne in November 2012.

Following lengthy investigations, officers from the Child Abuse Squad arrested the elderly man this morning.


He was taken to Cooma Police Station and charged with aggravatedly sexually assaulting a child under the age of 16; indecently assaulting a child under 16; and, three counts of inciting a victim under 10 to commit an indecent act.

The 79-year-old man was refused bail and scheduled to appear before Cooma Local Court today.