South Perth: teacher charged with historical sex offences against 15-year-old boy

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POLICE have charged a 70-year-old Safety Bay man with child sex offences, allegedly committed while he was a teacher at a South Perth college.

The allegations stem from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

It is alleged between April and July 1975 the man, who was a teacher at a college in South Perth, sexually assaulted a 15-year old male student.

The man has been charged with four counts of carnal knowledge and he is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives urge anyone with any information regarding this matter to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

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