Rockingham detectives extradite man from South Australia on child sex abuse charges

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POLICE have extradited a man from South Australia on accusations he abused a young family member and another girl in the mid 90s.

Rockingham detectives allege the 59-year-old man, who police detained in the small South Australian town of Riverton, sexually assaulted two 13-year-old girls between January and December 1994 in a Perth suburb.

Officers charged him with two counts of indecent dealings with a child who is a lineal relative or defacto child and two counts of indecent deals with a child aged between 13 and 16.

He is due to appear in Rockingham Magistrates Court today.

If you have been a victim of sexual abuse, or know some who has, contact police on 131 444.