HUNTER TENNIS COACH CHARGED OVER ALLEGED INDECENT ASSAULTS

A former tennis coach from the Hunter region will face court today charged with indecently assaulting a teenager he coached in the late 1990s and the early 2000s.

Detectives commenced an investigation into the alleged incidents in June 2017.

They say the 57-year-old indecently assaulted the girl – aged between 13 and 17 at the time – multiple times in the East Maitland and the Hunter region.

Police have charged the man with indecent assault, three counts of incite aggravated indecency victim under 16 and under authority, and two counts of incite aggravated indecency victim over 16 and under authority.

He’s due to appear at Maitland Local Court today.