Man charged with child sex abuse in troubled town of Tennant Creek

Man, 38, is accused of raping a child in troubled Outback town Tennant Creek after ‘grooming them for several months’

  • Investigators allege the man groomed and had sex with a child
  • He was arrested on Friday, will appear in Alice Springs Local Court on Monday 
  • It is the latest allegation of child abuse to rock the tiny town of 3000 people 

Alison Bevege

Police have charged a man with sexually abusing a child in the troubled town of Tennant Creek in Australia’s Northern Territory.

Police allege the man, 38, groomed the child for ‘several months’ before engaging in sexual intercourse in February. 

The man was arrested during a raid on his home on

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