Former NSW priest charged with historical child sex offences

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A former Anglican priest has been charged with alleged sexual assaults on two boys in the NSW Hunter region in the 1970s.

The 79-year-old man from Ballarat was issued a court attendance notice for 20 offences, including assault with intent to commit buggery, five counts of buggery and 14 counts of indecent assault on a male.

Police charged the man following inquiries into the alleged assault of two boys at various locations including Edgeworth, Minmi, West Wallsend, Gateshead and Belmont between 1971 and 1975.

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