Police charge former foster carer, group home manager with child sexual assault

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A FORMER foster carer and manager of the Doubleview Group Home will face court today on child sexual assault charges.

Midland detectives charged the 60-year-old Midvale woman after an extensive investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse in the group home.

It is alleged that in 1996 the woman sexually abused a six-year-old boy in her care.

The woman has been charged with five counts of sexual penetration of a child under 13 and two counts of indecently dealing with a child under 13.

She will face Perth Magistrates Court today.