Former police officer extradited from United Kingdom

Victoria Police have charged a former police officer following an investigation into historical sexual assaults.

The officer, who served between 1965 to 1975, has been charged with four counts of indecent assault and one count of gross indecency.

The charges follow an investigation into the sexual assault of a child between 1974 and 1979 which was reported to police in 2000.

The 88-year-old man, who was extradited from the United Kingdom in early December, is expected to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 21 December 2020.

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