Former Bunbury teacher charged with historic child sexual offences

A 64-year-old man will face Bunbury court on Monday charged with historic sexual offences against two children.
A 64-year-old man will face Bunbury court on Monday charged with historic sexual offences against two children.

Bunbury Detectives have charged a 64-year-old man of Bicton with sexual offences against two children at homes in Bunbury and Willetton.

The charges are a result of ongoing investigations stemming from the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual offences.

It will be alleged that between 1979 and 1983 the man, who was a teacher at the Bunbury Seventh Day Adventist Primary School, sexually abused a student at his home.

The child was aged between five and 10 years of age at the time.

It is further alleged that between 1987 and 1988 the man sexually abused a second student from the school at his home in Willetton.

The child was 13 years of age at the time.

A 64-year-old man has been charged with nine counts of indecent dealing of a child under 14 years, six counts of attempted carnal knowledge and three counts of carnal knowledge. 

He is due to appear in Bunbury Magistrates Court on Monday, August 21, 2017. 

 If you are or have been a victim of child sexual abuse, or if you have information about someone being abused, please contact police on 131 444.