Investigation Into Historical Child Abuse

Esperance Detectives are investigating a report of alleged historical child sexual abuse that occurred in Kambalda.

Between 1978 and 1979, it was reported a primary school student attending a local school was sexually assaulted in the classroom by a male person who was not a teacher or staff member, but had permission to assist in the classroom.

Inquiries have been unable to identify the man at this time and detectives urge anyone who was associated, worked, or attended the primary school who may know the name or details of a man who helped staff in the classroom, to come forward.

Anyone with any information relating to this incident can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via

If you are a victim of sexual abuse, or if you have information about someone being sexually abused, please contact police on 131 444, or report the information via the Safe2Say online reporting platform.

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