Tumut teacher charged with indecent assault

A former teacher has been charged with allegedly indecently assaulting a number of students at a school in Tumut during the mid 1980s.

During 1980 to 1984, the 62-year- old man was teaching at the primary school in the area when it is alleged he indecently assaulted three children aged between nine and 11.

Yesterday (Thursday 4 May 2017), following an investigation, police attended an address at Gorokon and arrested the man.

He was charged with 12 counts of acts of indecency and one count of indecent assault.

He was granted conditional bail to appear in Wyong Local Court on 24 May 2018.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone who believes they have been a victim of a crime such as this is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Further details are expected to be released after the man faces court.