Police have charged a man on the Mid North Coast with child grooming offences.
Police have charged a man on the Mid North Coast with child grooming offences. Trevor Veale

Man charged with child grooming

A MAN will appear in court on the Mid North Coast today charged with alleged child grooming offences in Crescent Head.

Police were called after numerous reports a man was acting indecently in the toilet block of a caravan park on Wednesday about 12.30pm.

Officers arrived and found a man at a nearby public reserve where he was arrested and several items seized.

A search warrant was executed on a caravan in Kempsey and detectives seized several items including DVDs, computers, hard drives, a phone and prescription medications.

The 40-year-old man was charged with two counts of offensive behaviour, voyeurism in circumstances of aggravation, groom child for unlawful sexual activity, two counts of incite act of indecency and two counts of intimidation.

He was refused bail to appear at Port Macquarie Local Court today.

The Mid North Coast Local Area Command will continue their investigations and encourage anyone who feels they have been a victim of this kind of incident to contact Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.



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