NSW police charge man over the alleged ongoing sexual abuse of teenage girl

A man will face court today charged over the alleged ongoing sexual abuse of a teenage girl in Sydney’s west.

Detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad commenced an investigation after receiving a report that a 14-year-old girl had been sexually assaulted by a man known to her.

Following inquiries, a 28-year-old man was arrested at a home at Tregear about 10.15am yesterday (Wednesday 6 February 2019).

He was taken to Penrith Police Station where he was charged with six counts of intentionally sexually touch child aged between 10 and 16, three counts of intentionally do sexual act with child aged between 10 and 16, and intentional incite child aged between 10 and 16 to do sexual act to them.

Police will allege in court that the man, who is known to the girl’s family, sexually assaulted her on numerous occasions at a home in Western Sydney throughout January 2019.

The man was refused bail to appear at Penrith Local Court today (Thursday 7 February 2019).

The Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad is comprised of detectives who are specially trained to investigate matters against children and adults, including sexual assault, serious physical abuse, and extreme cases of neglect.

Anyone with concerns about suspected child abuse or exploitation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

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