29 Oct 2014

Child sex assault accused in court

8:17 pm on 29 October 2014

A 35-year-old man charged with the sexual assault of a five-year-old girl at Cooks Beach on the Coromandel Peninsula early last year has appeared in court.

Cooks Beach

Cooks Beach Photo: PHOTO NZ

The man, who has interim name suppression, faced one charge of indecent assault when he appeared in the Hamilton District Court this morning. He did not enter a plea.

He was granted bail on the condition he does not enter parks, reserves or beaches or associate with anyone under the age of 16.

The man will reappear on 16 November.

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