Man in court on his­toric child sex charges

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A man charged with his­toric child sex of­fences in Tom Price ap­peared be­fore court this month.

Eric Mil­lard, 73, has been charged with in­de­cently as­sault­ing a three-year-old girl over a pe­riod of seven years from 19791986. The girl, who was three at the time of the first al­leged of­fence, was known to him.

Ap­pear­ing in Perth Mag­is­trate’s Court on Oc­to­ber 7, Mr Mil­lard and his lawyer re­quested that the case be re­manded for fur­ther le­gal ad­vice un­til Novem­ber 4.

Mr Mil­lard’s bail was also ex­tended.

The man, now liv­ing in For­rest­field, has been charged with 24 counts of in­de­cent deal­ing with a child un­der 14.

Mid­land de­tec­tives ar­rested Mr Mil­lard as a re­sult of an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into his­toric child abuse al­le­ga­tions.

If you are or have been a vic­tim of child abuse, or if you have in­for­ma­tion about some­one be­ing abused, phone po­lice on 131 444.

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