Man charged after allegedly attempting to have sex with a child

A man has been charged after allegedly indecently assaulting and attempting to have sex with a teenage girl in Sydney’s west.

The 56-year-old man was arrested at Penrith Police Station yesterday.

Police allege the man indecently assaulted and attempted to have sex with the 15-year-old girl after meeting her through a friend in January.


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The man was charged with four counts of indecent assault person under 16, four counts of attempt sexual intercourse with child aged 14-16, and incite person aged under 16 to commit act of indecency.

He was refused bail to appear at Penrith Local Court today.