Girl allegedly raped inside home south of Perth

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A 29-year-old man has been charged after allegedly raping a young girl south of Perth.

It will be alleged the man gained entry into the child's house and sexually assaulted her on Saturday morning.

A family member of the girl found the man inside the house and held him until police arrived.

The 29-year-old man, who is believed to have been temporarily living at a neighbouring house, has been charged with two counts of aggravated sexual penetration of a child under 13, attempted sexual penetration of a child under 13, three counts of aggravated indecent dealing of a child under 13 and threatening to kill.

He was refused bail and is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today.

Please note the suburb and age of the victim have not been released as it may lead to her identification.

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