Armidale detectives investigating new report of alleged historical abuse by retired Armidale priest David Joseph Perrett

Armidale Express

January 18, 2018

By Breanna Chillingworth

A court has been told detectives are investigating more alleged claims of historical sex abuse by a retired priest.

David Joseph Perrett returned to Armidale Local Court on Wednesday morning facing 62 charges, accused of molesting more than a dozen boys in the 1970s and 80s.

Magistrate Michael Holmes was told officers needed more time to investigate after another complainant contacted police, alleging abuse.

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