TV star on abuse rap
AN Australian TV legend who has starred in Prisoner, Hey Dad..! and Home and Away has been charged with child sex offences. Maggie Kirkpatrick, most famous for playing “The Freak” on acclaimed small screen soapie Prisoner, says she will fight to clear her name when she fronts court in August. Victoria Police Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team led the probe and charged her with two counts of indecent assault and one count of gross indecency with a person under the age of 16.