A man has been charged with alleged sexual assault offences in the Lake Macquarie region.
In September 2019, detectives from Lake Macquarie Police District commenced an investigation after reports a 14-year-old girl had been sexually assaulted by a man known to her.
Following extensive inquiries, yesterday a 44-year-old man was arrested at a Gateshead address on Wednesday.
He was taken to Belmont Police Station and charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault under 16 years of age.
He was refused bail to face Belmont Local Court yesterday.
Investigations are continuing.