A man has been charged with sexual offences alleged to have occurred near the Newcastle baths.
The 22-year-old offenders name has not been released.
The man has been charged with three serious offenses.
- two counts of intentionally do sexual act with child between 10 and 16
- carry out sexual act with another without consent
- wilful and obscene exposure.
Bail and Court Dates:
The man has been refused bail to appear at Newcastle Local Court tomorrow (Monday 12 October 2020).
Police will allege:
About 3.00pm on Sunday 11 October 2020, officers from Newcastle City Police District attended the Newcastle Baths on Shortland Esplanade, following reports a man at the beach had allegedly exposed himself towards a group of boys in the changeroom area of the baths.
The man left the baths a short time later and security at the baths notified police.
Maximum Penalty for Charges
carry out sexual act with another without consent:
Maximum penalty 18 months prison.
intentionally do sexual act with child between 10 and 16
Maximum 10 years prison
wilful and obscene exposure:
Maximum 6 months imprisonment or a fine of up to $1100.