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Man charged following sexual assault offences in Shepparton

By Shepparton News

Detectives from the Shepparton Sexual Offence and Child Abuse Investigation Team have arrested a man following a series of incidents in Shepparton.

Police received a number of reports from August until October involving a man who had ridden past victims on a bicycle and allegedly sexually assaulted them.

Reports were also received of a man allegedly exposing himself to women in the vicinity of Verney Rd and Balaclava Rd.

Police arrested a 22-year-old Shepparton man yesterday and charged him with six counts of sexual assault, six counts of stalking, two counts of sexual exposure and other charges.

He was bailed to appear at Shepparton Magistrates’ Court on January 13, 2020.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the incidents or who has any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.