NSW police charge man with sexual assault of a child at Campbelltown

A man has been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a child in Sydney’s south-west.

In May 2019, police from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad received reports about the alleged sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in Sydney’s south west by a man known to her.

Following extensive inquiries, about 9.40am yesterday (Thursday 17 December 2020), detectives attended a home on Faithfull Place, Airds, to speak with a 28-year-old man.

The man allegedly threatened officers with a knife and refused to cooperate.

Further police were alerted and officers from Campbelltown City Police Area Command attended, with assistance from the South West Metropolitan Operational Support Group.

The man was arrested and taken to Campbelltown Police Station where he was charged with:

  • Have sexual intercourse with child between 14 and 16 years (three counts)
  • Contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO (Domestic)
  • Use offensive weapon to prevent lawful detention -T1
  • Armed with intent commit indictable offence-T1

Police allege the man, sexually assaulted one girl – whilst she was aged 14 – over a period of months, and also breached the terms of an apprehended violence order (Domestic).

He appeared in Campbelltown Local Court today (Friday 18 December 2020), where he was refused bail, to reappear at the same court on 10 February 2021.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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