Man charged over alleged sexual assault of child in family home

A man has been charged after he allegedly sexually assaulted a young girl while visiting her family home on the NSW Central Coast.

Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad launched an investigation after receiving reports a young girl had been sexually assaulted by a man known to her in the early morning of Sunday 24 January.

Following inquiries into the alleged assault, detectives arrested a 22-year-old man at a home at Killarney Vale about 1.30pm yesterday.


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The man was taken to Wyong Police Station and charged with sexual intercourse with a child (aged between 14-16), intentionally sexually touch a child (aged between 10-16) and intentionally incite child to do sexual act (aged between 10-16).

He was refused bail to appear before Wyong Local Court today.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support:
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence phone 07 5591 1164
Bravehearts phone 1800 272 831

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