70-year-old man arrested for indecently assaulting sales rep

Police in Coffs harbour

Photo: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate
Police in Coffs harbour Photo: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate Trevor Veale

A 70-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with two counts of assault with act of indecency, after making unwanted advances towards a sales woman who visited him in his home.

Tweed/Byron LAC police allege that at about 2pm on Saturday a number of sales representatives were speaking to residents in the Tweed Heads West area.

An elderly man invited a female sales rep into his home, where after a short period of time he made a number of unwanted advances towards the her.

The woman fled the scene and notified police, who attended a short time later and arrested the man.

The man will face Tweed Heads Local Court on October 9, 2017.

Topics:  northern rivers crime

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