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Australian actress Maggie Kirkpatrick, who played the Freak in the original Prisoner series, will fight historic child sex charges.

The 74-year-old will face a Melbourne court next month charged with the indecent assault of a 13-year-old girl in the 1980s.

‘I need to go to court to have this ridiculous situation quashed. Allegations have been levelled at me, yes. Are they true? Absolutely not,’ Kirkpatrick told News Corp Australia.


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