An elderly man has been charged at Kempsey Police Station with a historical sexual assault offence.
Following a report in January 2019, officers attached to Oxley Police District began an investigation into the matter which allegedly occurred in the 1980s.
About 10am yesterday, Tuesday August 13, a 73-year-old man attended Kempsey Police Station where he was arrested and charged with sexual assault - assault and commit act of indecency.
He was granted conditional bail to appear before Tamworth Local Court Monday August 26.
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