Burnett man charged with sexually assaulting teen boys

A 70-year-old South Burnett man has been charged with sexually assaulting teenage boys in the South Burnett region.

Police have charged the man and continue to appeal for anyone with information to come forward.

Detectives from the Kingaroy Child Protection and Investigation Unit arrested the 70-year-old man in November 2018 and charged him with 20 offences, including indecent treatment of a child under 16.

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Police will allege the offences were committed against several teenage boys between March and November 2018.

Police allege the man worked in a community organisation which had regular contact with juveniles and children in several towns in the South Burnett region between 2000 and 2017.

The man is due to re-appear in the Kingaroy Magistrates Court on January 21.

Police are appealing for members of the public who may have information that can assist with investigations to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000

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