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Penrith Local Area Command

Man To Face Court Following Alleged Indecent Assault – Penrith

A man will appear in court next month following the alleged indecent assault of a teenage girl in a western Sydney.

Police will alleged that on Sunday, 13 December 2009 a 15-year-old girl was approached by a man at a shopping centre in Penrith. The man allegedly grabbed the girl on the buttock and left the scene.

The girl then informed her mother of the incident, who then contacted Police.

The man was described to Police as 35-45-year-old, 170 cm tall, thin to medium build with greying hair.

At the time of the incident was wearing a blue, green and yellow top.

Following inquiries by Penrith Police a 48-year-old man from Werrington Downs man was arrested and charged with indecent assault.

The man was granted bail and will re-appear at Penrith Local Court on the 14 January 2010.

Penrith detectives are continuing in their investigations and believe there may be other alleged victims who have not yet contacted Police.

They are keen to speak with anyone who may have fallen victim to a similar incident in the same shopping centre.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Penrith Police Station on 4721 9444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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