Sex abuse charges laid

Hills Gazette - - NEWS -

PO­LICE have charged an 86year-old Goose­berry Hill man with child sex­ual abuse, the re­sult of al­le­ga­tions stem­ming from the Royal Com­mis­sion into In­sti­tu­tional Re­sponse to Child Sex Abuse. Be­tween 1984 and 1985 the man al­legedly sex­u­ally as­saulted a boy who was 13 at the time of the first of­fence. The man was the boy’s as­signed wel­fare of­fi­cer from the Depart­ment of Com­mu­ni­ties. The man has been charged with five counts of in­de­cent deal­ing with a child un­der 13 years of age.

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