Psychiatrist faces nine child abuse charges – including seven counts of indecent dealings with a child aged under 13
A Perth man who practised as a psychiatrist is facing nine child abuse charges.
WA Police say their investigation into the 47-year-old began after they received information relating to his activities while he was practising as a psychiatrist, between 2012 and 2016.
The probe found another nine victims, the police say.
Police investigated the man’s activities while he was practising as a psychiatrist from 2012 to 2016 – resulting in a raft of serious child abuse charges being laid (stock image)
Police raided addresses associated with the man and seized various items.
The man was then charged with seven counts of indecent dealings with a child under 13 and two charges of indecent dealings with a child under 16.
The man, from Success, will face Perth Magistrates Court on Saturday.
Police are calling for anyone with relevant information to come forward.