Man charged with sexually assaulting girl over 4 year period

A man is due to face court today after being charged with the sexual and indecent assault of a child.

Last month, police were made aware of a man who had allegedly indecently and sexually assaulted a girl on a number of occasions over the course of a four year period. At the time of the offences, the girl was aged between 11 and 15.

Detectives from the Child Abuse Squad’s Wagga Wagga office conducted an investigation into the matter and yesterday Thursday 3 December, they arrested a 27-year-old Mount Austin man.


He was taken to Wagga Wagga Police Station and charged with:

– Five counts of indecent assault of a person under 16 years of age; and;

– Three counts of sexual intercourse with a child.

The man was refused bail and is scheduled to appear before Wagga Wagga Local Court today Friday 4 December 2015.