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Man arrested and charged with movie theatre indecent assault

"Police News Alert Issued *** Tuesday, 10.35am January 28 ***"

Waitakere Police have arrested and charged a man in relation to the indecent assault of a 13 year-old girl at a West Auckland cinema last week.

A 46 year-old man handed himself in to Police on Friday night, as a result of publicity on the incident.

The Flatbush resident has been charged with the following and will appear in the Waitakere District Court tomorrow;

-Indecent Assault

-Obtains by deception

-Being unlawfully on a property

"We'd like to extend our thanks to the media outlets who assisted us in broadcasting the details of this incident. I'd also like to pass on our appreciation to the members of the public who called us with information" says Detective Sergeant Steve Salton, Waitakere Police.

ENDS

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