Man charged for allegedly holding boy against his will in Bunbury shopping centre toilet

A 19-year-old man has been charged after allegedly holding an 11-year-old boy against his will inside of a Bunbury shopping centre, public toilet.

At about 3pm on Tuesday, November 23, it is alleged the man entered the public toilet inside the shopping centre and assaulted the boy while inside the toilet.

The man was arrested a short time later and taken to Bunbury Police Station.

The man was later charged with a number of offences including:

- 1 x Deprivation of Liberty

- 1 x Indecent Dealing of a Child Under 13 Years

- 3 x Aggravated Common Assault

He will appear before the Bunbury Magistrates Court on Thursday, November 25.