Man facing extradition on historical charges

November 30, 2022 5:17 pm in by

Magistrates Court

A NSW man accused of sexually abusing a child at a Moonah optometry practice in the 70s and early 80s will be extradited back to Tasmania this week.

A Wollongong court has refused the 75-year-old bail following his arrest on Sunday on six charges relating to a girl who was aged between 6 and 10 at the time.

The Illawarra Mercury reports the accused allegedly indecently assaulted the child while her mother was undergoing an eye test.

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He’ll face Hobart Magistrates Court on Friday.