23 Sep 2020

Man faces charges relating to offending in Gloriavale community

2:48 pm on 23 September 2020

A 20-year-old man is facing sex charges related to offending at the Gloriavale Christian Community.

Auckland court coat of arms.

Photo: RNZ / Patrice Allen

He appeared in the Greymouth District Court today.

He is facing three counts of doing an indecent act on boys aged between 12 and 16.

Police did not respond to queries about whether further charges are possible.

A spokesperson says police are unable to comment further while the matter is before the court.