Police have now charged a man, over the alleged sexual abuse of a young girl in the Hunter region.
They arrested the 60-year-old yesterday afternoon, and charged him with multiple offences including sexual intercourse with a child aged under 10.
The man is accused of sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl, who was known to him, on several occasions at a home in Raymond Terrace.
Investigations into the alleged incidents are ongoing.
The man has been refused bail and will front court today.