A THIRROUL man will face more than 30 additional charges as police continue an investigation into alleged child abuse in the region.
Wollongong detectives undertook a search of a home at Woonona on Wednesday December 11 2019, as part of an investigation into alleged child abuse offences.
During the search, officers seized various electronic devices for forensic examination, before arresting and charging a 31-year-old Thirroul man.
Earlier this month, the man was also charged with offences relating to the alleged procurement of a 14-year-old girl for unlawful sexual activity.
Following extensive inquiries, Wollongong Police say they will lay an additional 36 charges on the man, relating to procuring children for unlawful sexual activity, have sexual intercourse with person older than 14 and less than 16, and possess child abuse material. He remains in custody and now faces 51 charges.
Police inquiries are continuing.
YOU can also make a small donation towards the running of The Bulli & Clifton Times and/or the Looking Back websites through Paypal. If you would like to support my work, you can leave a small tip here of $2, or several small tips, just increase the amount as you like. Your generous patronage of my work and research, however small it appears to you, will greatly help me with my continuing costs.