Man from wrestling club charged with indecent assault

Police are appealing for information after a 56-year-old man was arrested in Timaru last week following an alleged indecent assault.

Police said the Timaru man from the South Canterbury Olympic Wrestling Club has been charged with indecent assault and two counts of having indecent communication with a young person under 16.

The man was arrested on April 10 and is currently remanded in custody until May 9.

Detective Senior Sergeant Richard Quested said the inquiry is ongoing and police would like to hear from anyone who has any information that could assist the inquiry.

"It is also possible there are further victims," he said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Greg Harrison on 021 190 3831.

Information can also be supplied anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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