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Former Catholic Brother charged with 14 additional offences - Strike Force Georgiana

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 11:42:27 AM

A former Catholic Brother has been charged with additional historical indecent assault offences allegedly committed in the Newcastle region.

In 2012, Strike Force Georgiana detectives commenced investigations into alleged child indecent assaults committed by a former Catholic Brother.

Following ongoing inquiries, 14 charges of aggravated indecent assault were laid against an 84-year-old man on Monday (6 March 2017).

The charges relate to alleged assaults against five boys at an education facility in Hamilton between 1971 and 1974.

The man remains in custody and is due to appear at Newcastle Local Court on Thursday 27 April 2017.

Investigations are ongoing.