Teacher charged with exposing minor to indecent matter

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A PRIVATE school teacher has been charged after he allegedly conducted chats of a sexual nature on social media with a young girl.

The 32-year-old man from Morley was charged on Friday with intent to expose a person under 16 to indecent matter.

He has been stood down pending his appearance in court.

Police allege that between December 2010 and August 2014, the man used a social media platform to chat with a young girl, sometimes in a sexual nature.

He is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on Monday, November 11.

The maximum penalty for the offence is five years in jail.