Police from Coffs Clarence LAC arrested and charged a man with alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.
Police from Coffs Clarence LAC arrested and charged a man with alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.

Man bailed after alleged sexual assault of 13-year-old girl

A MAN has been arrested and charged with the alleged indecent assault of a 13-year-old girl in Grafton.

Police will allege the man indecently assaulted his daughter's friend in a hotel room in Grafton on Saturday, January 4.

The 49-year-old man was arrested and taken to Macksville Police Station where he was charged with the indecent assault of a child under 16 years.

He has been granted bail to appear in Macksville Local Court on Wednesday, February 12.

The Child Abuse Squad is comprised of detectives who are specially trained to investigate crimes against children, including sexual assault, physical abuse and serious cases of neglect.

The squad works in partnership with the Department of Family and Community Services and NSW Health, with specialised tri-agency teams based at metropolitan and regional locations throughout NSW.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Reports can also be made to the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111.

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


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