A 52-year-old man has been charged after he allegedly provided a 15-year-old girl with the drug ice before sexually assaulting her.
The man was arrested at a home in Marrickville just before 11.00am on Tuesday following an ongoing investigation by detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad.
Police will allege in court the man gave the girl ‘ice’ and took her to a home in Marrickville, where she was given more ‘ice’, alcohol, and cannabis, before he sexually assaulted her.
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The man was charged with cause to take intoxicating substance to commit indictable offence and aggravated sex assault-victim under the age of 16.
He was refused bail to appear at Newtown Local Court.
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