AN man in his 80s has been arrested and charged with performing an act of indecency in front of a 15-year-old boy in a public toilet at a park in the NSW Southern Highlands.
The incident is alleged to have occurred in a toilet block on Argyle Street in Moss Vale on Wednesday.
It was about 4.30pm when police say the 15-year-old boy walked into the toilet and entered a cubicle next to one being occupied by the 82-year-old man.
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It’s alleged that’s when the 82-year-old exposed himself to the boy and committed an indecent act.
Police were notified and arrested the elderly man at the scene.
He was taken to Southern Highlands Police Station where he was formally charged with wilful and obscene exposure in a public place.
The 82-year-old was released on conditional bail and will front Moss Vale Local Court next month.
As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.