South-west man arrested on child sex charges

A 47-YEAR-OLD south-west man has been charged with five counts of sex penetration of a child under his care or supervision.

Warrnambool sexual offences and child abuse investigation team police detectives charged the man on Saturday.

He will appear in the Hamilton Magistrates Court on Wednesday for a filing hearing.

The alleged victim is understood to be of school age. It will be alleged by detectives the offences were committed in a south-west town.

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