Bus driver charged over sexual touching of young girl at Orange

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A bus driver has been charged following an investigation into the alleged sexual touching of a young passenger in the state’s Central West.

In April 2019, detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad commenced an investigation following reports an 11-year-old girl had been sexually touched by a man who was known to her.

Following extensive inquiries, detectives arrested a 67-year-old man at Orange Police Station just after 10am yesterday (Tuesday 21 January 2020), where he was charged with intentionally sexually touch child (between 10 and 16 years).

Police will allege in court that the man sexually touched the girl – who was a passenger on a bus – in April 2019.

He has been granted strict conditional bail to appear at Orange Local Court on Monday 3 March 2020.

Investigations are continuing.

The Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad is comprised of detectives who are specially trained to investigate matters against children and adults, including sexual assault, serious physical abuse, and extreme cases of neglect.

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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