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NSW DoCS Case worker charged with sexual abuse

on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 03:57
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NSW DoCS Case worker charged with sexual abuse

A HUNTER-based Department of Family and Community Services case worker has been charged with the sexual abuse of a nine-year-old girl.

Detectives arrested the 54-year-old man this  afternoon   and took him to Waratah police station where he was charged with four counts of aggravated sexual assault.

He was refused bail and will face Newcastle bail court tomorrow.

He has also been stood down from his employment with the department.

Community Services Minister Pru Goward said last night she was shocked to learn of the arrest.

The matter was reported to police earlier this week and