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Man charged with sexual offences in Dubbo

Thursday, 30 June 2022 01:24:34 PM

A man will appear in court today charged over alleged sexual offences in the state’s west earlier this month.

On Thursday 16 June 2022, a man was observed to allegedly inappropriately touch a five-year-old girl, as she attempted to ride a bike outside a home on Stonehaven Avenue, Dubbo.

Police were notified and detectives from Orana Mid-Western Police District commenced an investigation.

About 1.30pm yesterday (Wednesday 29 June 2022), investigators attended a home in Dubbo and arrested the 84-year-old man.

He was taken to Dubbo Police Station where he was charged with procure child under 14 years for unlawful sexual activity, and two counts of intentionally sexually touch child under 10 years.

The man was refused bail to appear in Dubbo Local Court today (Thursday 30 June 2022).