Man charged with indecently assaulting an incapable person

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On Saturday 23 March 2024, detectives from the Sex Assault Squad charged a man as a result of their investigation into the alleged indecent assault of a resident of an aged care home in Perth’s western suburbs.

It will be alleged on Friday 22 March 2024, a staff member indecently assaulted a vulnerable resident of the aged care facility, aged in their 80s.

The 27-year-old man from Marangaroo has been charged with:
• Three counts of Indecently Dealt with Incapable Person.

The accused was remanded in custody and is next due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on Tuesday, 2 April 2024.

It is believed the charged man provides National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) services through other providers and also works at other aged care facilities in the metropolitan area. 

This investigation is ongoing and police urge anyone with information relating to this matter, or any similar incidents, to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.crimestopperswa.com.au

If you have been a victim of sexual abuse, or if you have information about someone being abused, please contact police on 131 444, or report the information via the Safe2Say online reporting platform.