Man to face court after alleged sexual offences at Newcastle baths

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A man has been charged and will face court today over alleged sexual offences near the Newcastle baths.

At about 3.00pm yesterday (Sunday 11 October), officers from Newcastle City Police District attended the Newcastle Ocean Baths on Shortland Esplanade, following reports a man at the beach had allegedly exposed himself towards a group of boys in the changeroom area of the baths.

The man left the baths a short time later and security at the baths notified police.

Officers from Newcastle City Police District commenced an investigation and arrested a 22-year-old man.

The man was taken to Newcastle Police Station and charged with two counts of intentionally do sexual act with child between 10 and 16, carry out sexual act with another without consent and wilful and obscene exposure.

The man has been refused bail to appear at Newcastle Local Court today (Monday 12 October).