A 43-YEAR-OLD Erskineville man who allegedly indecently assaulted a child as young as seven or eight appeared in Nowra Local Court on Monday.
Brett Lepine, of Park Street, Erskineville, faced three counts of sexual assault, an indecent act with a person under the age of 16 years and two counts of sexual assault of a person under 16 years of age.
The offences allegedly occurred in Blaxland between 1985 and 1989 with a victim aged seven or eight at the time of one offence and 11 or 12 at the time of other offences, which allegedly included sexual assault.
Lepine appeared before Magistrate Geraldine Beattie. The matter was adjourned to Nowra Local Court until October 1 for plea or mention.