Man charged with historical sex offences - Wagga Wagga

Friday, 03 September 2021 08:38:05 AM

A man has been charged following an investigation into alleged historical sexual abuse in the state’s Riverina region, more than three decades ago.

In July 2021, detectives from Riverina Police District commenced an investigation after reports three male students, then aged between 14 and 16, were allegedly sexually abused by a teacher at a school in Wagga Wagga, between 1984 and 1990.

Following inquiries, officers attended a home on McMaster Avenue, Lavington yesterday (Thursday 2 September 2021), and spoke with a 74-year-old man.

He was arrested and taken to Albury Police Station, where he was charged with two counts of sexual assault – assault and indecent act, and seven counts of sexual assault - indecent assault person under 16 under authority.

The Lavington man was granted conditional bail to appear in Albury Local Court on Monday 20 September 2021.