Police have arrested and charged a man with child sex offences in Gunnedah yesterday
The 22-year-old man was arrested by officers attached to Oxley Local Area Command after a search warrant was executed at a house in Fairview Street, Gunnedah about 11.45am yesterday.
A number of items, including a computer and mobile phone, were seized during the raid.
It will be alleged that while the man was living in Newcastle between September 2011 and April 2012, he exchanged sexually-explicit content with a 13-year-old girl residing in Victoria.
The man was taken to Gunnedah Police Station where he was later charged with:
- Groom child under 14 years for unlawful sexual activity;
- Use carriage service to send indecent material to person under 16 years;
- Use child under 14 years to make child abuse material; and
- Produce, disseminate or possess child abuse material.
The man was granted conditional bail and is due to appear at Gunnedah Local Court on Tuesday 6 November 2012.