Note that this arrest was made by detectives investigating the William Tyrell disappearance. The POI has been arrested on separate charges - but once in custody he might be helped to understand that confession is good for the soul.
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Man arrested over historical child abuse allegations - Bonny Hills
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 01:57:49 PM
Detectives investigating the disappearance of toddler, William Tyrrell, have arrested a 63-year-old man on the state’s Mid North Coast in relation to a series of historical child sex offences.
Around 1.30 this afternoon (Wednesday 22 April), investigators from the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad attended an address at Bonny Hills, near Port Macquarie, and took the man into custody.
He was taken to the Port Macquarie Police Station where he is being questioned by police about the alleged sexual assaults of two girls, aged three and six, in 1987 in Sydney.
Officers from Strike Force Rosann stress the arrest does not relate to the disappearance of William Tyrrell.
Investigations into that matter are continuing.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Police through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.