Albany man charged after allegations of historical child sexual abuse

Perth Detectives with the assistance of Albany Detectives have charged an 86 year old man as a result of an investigation into allegations of historical child sexual abuse.

It is alleged between 1974 and 1981, the man sexually assaulted a girl known to him. She was seven years old at the time of the first incident.

The man who is from the Great Southern Region has been charged with:
· Three counts of Unlawful Carnal Knowledge of a Child under 13 years of age.

He is due to appear in the Albany Magistrates Court today, Thursday, 15 March 2018.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives urge anyone with any information regarding this matter to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at

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