Man charged over ongoing sexual abuse of young girl

A MAN in his 30s has been charged with a list of child sex offences after allegedly repeatedly raping and sexually abusing a girl aged under 10 for four years in country New South Wales.

The 37-year-old is accused of sexually and indecently assaulting the girl on numerous occasions at a home in the state’s Riverina region between October 2015 and February 2018.

Police said the man is known to the now 11-year-old girl, who was aged between seven and 10 at the time of the alleged offending.


Following extensive investigations, the man was arrested at Wagga Wagga Police Station on Tuesday.

He has since been charged with seven offences, including three counts of sexual intercourse with a child, aggravated indecent assault, two counts of aggravated indecency and using a child to make child abuse material.

The man was remanded in custody overnight and due to appear at Wagga Local Court on Wednesday.

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