Former teacher accused of historical sexual abuse to appear in Bunbury Magistrates Court

Police have laid historical child abuse charges against a former school teacher from a Perth southern metropolitan primary school. 

The 56-year-old man has been accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy between July 1997 and September 1998. 

He has been charged with three counts of sexual penetration of a child over 13 years and under 16 years, four counts of indecent dealing of a child over 13 years and under 16 years and one count of attempted sexual penetration of a child over 13 years and under 16 years. 

The teacher would have been around 35-years-old at the time of the alleged offences. 

The victim would now be aged around 34-years-old. 

The former teacher is due to appear in the Bunbury Magistrates Court on March 1.