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WA man, 67, charged with nine child abuse offences

Northam Detectives have arrested a 67-year-old man and charged him with nine offences as part of an ongoing child abuse investigation.

It is alleged that between May 2021 and June 2022, the man committed offences against two boys and a girl who were aged between 9 and 15 years old at the time of the first offence.

The 67-year-old man from Quairading has been charged with four counts of indecent dealings with a child under 13 years; two counts of indecently deals with a child over 13 under 16 years; one count of attempted to procure, encourage or incite a child under 13 years to do an Indecent Act; one count of child under 16: persistent sexual conduct with; and one count of (Att) encourages child over 16 years under their care to engage in sexual behaviour.

He was next due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives urge anyone with information relating to this matter, or any similar incidents, to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

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