A Sydney man has been charged after a number of women and teenage girl came forward alleging they had been sexually assaulted in the workplace.
Detectives launched an investigation in August last year, following reports a 16-year-old girl was indecently assaulted by a man known to her.
“During the investigation, additional women came forward, alleging they were indecently assaulted by the same man,” NSW police said.
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Following investigations, police yesterday arrested a 53-year-old man from Maroubra.
“Police will allege in court that the man sexually touched and indecently assaulted three women, aged 23, 26, 27, and the 16-year-old girl, on multiple occasions in the workplace between 2014 and 2020,” police said.
The man has been charged with two counts of aggravated – sexually touch another person, seven counts of aggravated indecent assault- victim under authority of offender, and nine counts of common assault.
He was refused bail and is due to appear at Parramatta Local Court today.
Investigations are ongoing.
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