NSW police charge man over sexual touching at Ryde

A man will appear in court tomorrow charged after allegedly sexually touching a woman at a shopping centre at Ryde last month.

Officers from Ryde Police Area Command commenced an investigation following reports a 19-year-old girl was sexually touched by an unknown man at a shopping centre on the corner of Devlin Street and Blaxland Road on Wednesday 21 October 2020.

Following inquiries, police arrested an 83-year-old man at a home in North Ryde about 9am today (Monday 9 November 2020).

He was taken to Ryde Police Station and charged with sexually touch another person without consent.

The man has been refused bail to appear at Burwood Local Court tomorrow (Tuesday 10 November 2020).

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