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Man extradited for child sex offences

06 Jul 2024 11:03am

Yesterday, Friday 5 July, Detectives from the Special Crimes Investigation Section extradited a 24-year-old man from New South Wales in relation to child sexual offences.

Police will allege the offences were committed in the Eyre Peninsula area between 2020 and 2023.

The man has been charged with 19 child sexual offences which include, two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse, eight counts of indecent assault, eight counts of produce child exploitation material and one count of disseminate child exploitation material.

The man was refused police bail and will appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on Monday 8 July.

Detective Chief Inspector Matthew Lyons, Officer in Charge Special Crimes Investigation Section states, ‘South Australia Police are absolutely committed to apprehend and prosecute anyone who goes after our communities most vulnerable. I commend the investigators for their relentless efforts and our community is safer as a result of this arrest.’

SAPOL urges anyone in the community who needs to access support to visit the ACCCE website – www.accce.gov.au - for a full list of available support services with contact details.