Merimbula man accused of offering teen girls money for sex, explicit photos

Merimbula man accused of offering teen girls money for sex, explicit photos

A man will face court today - Tuesday, November 10 - following an investigation into grooming offences on the state's South Coast.

In September 2020, detectives from South Coast Police District commenced inquiries into alleged child sex offences relating to two teenage girls in late 2019/early 2020.

Following extensive inquiries, detectives attended a business in Merimbula and arrested a 34-year-old man on October 14.

The man was taken to Merimbula Police Station and charged with groom child for unlawful sexual activity and cause child to do act of child prostitution.

Police will allege the man offered to pay two girls - aged 15 and 17 - in return for sexual acts and explicit photographs.

The man was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Bega Local today (Tuesday 10 November 2020).

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