Australind man charged for indecent assault of eight-year-old

Child Abuse Squad charges Australind man

A 52-year-old Australind man will be in Perth Magistrates Court on December 2 after he was charged with five counts of child abuse.

Child Abuse Squad detectives charged the man after an investigation into an alleged child sexual abuse incident.

The detectives allege the man indecently assaulted an eight-year-old girl in 2021.

The man's charges are:

  • Three counts of Indecent Dealings with a Child under 13 years
  • One count of Procure Child Under 13 to do Indecent Act
  • One count of Persistent Sexual Conduct

He is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on Thursday 2 December 2021.