Historical Indecent Dealing Charges

Child Abuse Squad Detectives have charged an 80-year-old man as a result of their investigation into historic child sexual abuse allegations.

It will be alleged; between 1967 and 1968 the man sexually assaulted a girl who was between 9 and 10-years old at the time.

The man has been charged with five counts of ‘Indecent Dealing with Girl Under 13’ and two counts of

‘Unlawful Carnal Knowledge of a Girl Under 13 Years’.

The 80-year-old Shelley man is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on 30 May 2024.

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Police Media Unit

24 May 2024

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