Former netball coach, 70, accused of sexually touching two girls in church in Kogarah, Sydney

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Netball coach accused of sexually assaulting two young girls in church – after 70-year-old was accused of assaulting three other teens

  • Netball coach, 70, has been accused of sexually touching two young girls
  • He was already in court on allegations of abuse by three other teenagers
  • The man will appear in Sutherland court on April 13 to hear the charges

A former netball coach has been accused of sexually touching two girls in a Beverly Hills church in Sydney.

The 70-year-old man has already been accused of abusing three teenage girls he knows.

The further alleged violations were brought to light after an initial investigation by New South Wales’ Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad.

In December, detectives arrested the elderly man at Kogarah Police Station and charged him with nine felonies. He stays in court.

The man was given strict conditional bail on April 13 to appear in Sutherland court

The man was given strict conditional bail on April 13 to appear in Sutherland court

As part of ongoing investigations, police received further reports that two girls had been sexually touched by a man at a Beverly Hills church between December 2016 and December 2020.

After extensive investigation, the 70-year-old man was arrested at the Hurstville police station at around 8.15 am on Thursday.

He was taken to Kogarah Police Station, where he was charged with two charges of sexual assault against a person under the age of 16, assault with indecency, and sexually touching another person without permission.

The man was given strict conditional bail on April 13 to appear in Sutherland court.

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