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North Shore Local Area Command

Man charged with indecent assault on intellectually disabled woman-Lane Cove

Police have charged an elderly man with indecently assaulting an intellectually disabled woman after an incident on Sydney’s North Shore yesterday.

About 1.00pm, the 23-year-old woman was walking through a shopping plaza in Lane Cove, when she was approached by an elderly man who allegedly indecently assaulted her.

The woman reported the incident to her mother and it was then reported to police.

As a result of investigations, about 7.30pm last night police from North Shore Local Area Command attended an address in Lane Cove and arrested a 77-year-old man.

He was taken to Chatswood Police Station where he was charged aggravated indecent assault on a person with an intellectual disability. He was granted conditional bail to appear at Hornsby Local Court on 18 November 2009.

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