A 95-year-old Nambucca Heads man has been arrested and charged with 22 counts of alleged child sexual assault dating back to the 1960s.
In May 2014, an investigation began into allegations of child sexual assault involving four female children.
The first known offence was alleged to have been committed on a three-year-old child in Marsden Park in 1962, and subsequent offences involving females under the age of 10 through to 1996.
These assaults are alleged to have occurred in various suburbs across Sydney, including Schofields and Cronulla, and across northern NSW, including Scotts Head, Bowraville and Lismore.
On April 2, 2015, detectives attended the home of a 95-year-old man in Nambucca Heads.
He was served with a notice to attend Parramatta Local Court on May 21, 2015 for the offences of assault female and commit act of indecency on person under 16 (x7), carnal knowledge (x11), buggery (x1) and aggravated indecent assault (x3).
This investigation is ongoing, and police would like to speak with anyone who may have further information that may assist.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.