Oamaru man charged over abuse

18:53, Jul 29 2014

A 55-year-old Oamaru man has been charged after an investigation into historic sexual offending involving a number of girls aged between 11 and 17. 

The offending is alleged to have occurred between 1999 and 2011 in the Oamaru area. 

The man, who faces multiple charges, appeared today in Timaru District Court. 

The court was cleared during his appearance, apart from lawyers and court staff.