Media release

Extradition – Historical child sex offences – Darwin


Northern Territory Police will extradite a 46-year-old male to Darwin to face charges for historical child sex offences.

On the morning of Monday 10 August 2020, the man was arrested by detectives from the Townsville Child Protection and Investigation Unit at his home address for offending that allegedly occurred in Darwin between 2006 and 2009.

Northern Territory detectives from Sex Crimes Unit travelled from Darwin to Townsville on the same day.

On Tuesday 11 August, the man was remanded in custody by Townsville Magistrates Court.

Sex Crimes Unit detectives will escort the man to Darwin later this afternoon.

He is scheduled to appear in Darwin Local Court on Thursday 13 August 2020.

PFES Media