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A 61-year-old South Golden Beach man was arrested yesterday on charges relating to the alleged historical sexual assault of three male students at a high school in Sydney’s north.

The arrest follows a two-year investigation into allegations of child sexual assault when the man was a schoolteacher at a northern beaches secondary school.

The nine alleged offences occurred between 1984 and 1985 and involved three male victims.

The man was charged with six counts of administering an intoxicating substance to commit an indictable offence, one count of attempting to administer intoxicating substance to commit an indictable offence, indecent assault and supplying a prohibited drug.

The man appeared at Tweed Heads Local Court yesterday, where he was granted conditional bail.

He is due to appear in Lismore Local Court on March 12.


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