A 59-YEAR-OLD man will appear in Bathurst Local Court today after becoming the the second man charged as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged historical child sexual assaults.
The man was arrested at Bathurst police station on Monday and charged with four counts of sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 10 and nine counts of sexual intercourse with a person aged 10-16, under authority.
These latest charges follow the arrest of an 85-year-old former priest in Sydney last week.
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In 2008, detectives from Chifley Police District established Strike Force Belle to investigate the alleged sexual and indecent assaults of students at two secondary colleges in Bathurst between 1960 and 1993.
Strike force detectives have arrested and charged at least 14 men and their inquiries are continuing.
Anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Belle detectives is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information is treated in strict confidence.
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