CLEANER CHARGED WITH CHILD SEX OFFENCES

A 67-year-old Coffs Harbour cleaner has been refused bail after being charged with 12 offences relating to the sexual and indecent assault of a young girl.

It’s alleged the offences took place while the girl was working for him between 2011 and 2013, when she was aged between 12 and 15.

The man was arrested at a property on Bonnie Street in North Boambee Valley yesterday.

He will reappear in Coffs Harbour Local Court on April 15.