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Lake Illawarra Local Area Command

Obscene Exposure Charge – Blackbutt

Police from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command have arrested and charged a man after he allegedly exposed himself to a child in a cinema last night.

A 12-year-old girl was watching a movie with a friend and her friend’s parents, at a cinema complex at Blackbutt about 6 pm, when a man allegedly exposed himself.

The child reported the incident to her friend’s father who approached the man before he ran out of the theatre.

Cinema staff initiated a search for the man, while Police were called.

Cinema staff viewed CCTV and located the alleged offender in another theatre still within the complex.

Police attended a short time later and arrested a 30-year-old man without further incident.

He was taken to Port Kembla Police Station where he was charged with wilful and obscene exposure in/near public place/school.

The man, from Warilla, was granted conditional bail to appear in Port Kembla Local Court on 10 February.


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