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Man, 57, charged with sexual touching of two girls

A 57-year-old man will face court today charged over the alleged sexual assault and sexual touching of two teenagers in Sydney’s North West.

In April 2021, detectives from Hawkesbury Police Area Command commenced an investigation following reports a 16-year-old girl, had allegedly been sexually assaulted a man, known to her.

Detectives arrested a 57-year-old man at a home in Wilberforce about 9am yesterday.

He was taken to Windsor Police Station and charged with aggravated sexual assault – victim under the age of 16 years, two counts of intentionally sexually touch child between 10 and 16 years, two counts of aggravated – sexually touch another person, and aggravated sexual assault – victim under authority of offender.

Police will allege in court that the man sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl and sexually touched a 15-year-old girl in the Hawkesbury area between January and April 2021.

The man has been refused bail to appear before Penrith Local Court today.

Anyone with concerns about suspected child abuse or exploitation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au

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