Carmel man on sex charges after alleged relationship with 15-year-old co-worker

Carmel man on sex charges after alleged relationship with 15-year-old co-worker

A 24-year-old Carmel man has been charged with sex offences after allegedly having an intimate relationship with a 15-year-old girl he worked with.

The charges come after an investigation by the Child Abuse Squad.

It will be alleged that between October 2015 and April 2016, the man had an intimate relationship with the 15-year-old while he was in a supervisory position in the same workplace.

He has been charged with 11 counts of indecently dealing with a child between 13 and 16 years old under authority or supervision.

He is due to appear in Midland Magistrates Court today.

If you are or have been a victim of child abuse, or if you have information about someone being abused, please contact police on 131 444.