Man charged with historic child sexual abuse incidents

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Cold Case Serious Crime Squad detectives have charged a 70-year-old man as a result of their investigation into alleged historic child sexual abuse incidents. The allegations stem from the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual offences.

It is alleged between April and July 1975, the man who was a teacher at a college in South Perth, sexually assaulted a 15-year old male student.

The man from Safety Bay has been charged with four counts of Carnal Knowledge and he is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on 4 January 2019.

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

If you are or have been a victim of sexual abuse, or if you have information about someone being abused, please contact police on 131 444.