Man charged with sexually touching boy, 7, in hotel pool


A man has been charged after allegedly sexually touching a boy at a hotel pool in Sydney.

The 38-year-old was arrested on Saturday after the alleged assault unfolded while a seven-year-old boy was swimming at a hotel pool in Pyrmont, in Darling Harbour, on Friday, police said.

The man, from Belfield, southwest of the city, was charged by the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad with intentionally sexually touch child under 10 years.

He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday 29 December 2019.

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

Police encourage 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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