Man, 77, is accused of sexually abusing four girls under the water at a public swimming pool 

A man is accused of sexually touching four girls while they were swimming at a pool on the NSW South Coast.

Police say two girls aged 11 and nine were swimming at a pool in Kiama on October 3 when a man swam close to the girls before touching them on the leg area.

The girls left the pool and reported the incident to staff and police.

A man, 77, has been arrested and taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station (pictured) for allegedly sexually touching young girls at a public swimming pool

A man, 77, has been arrested and taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station (pictured) for allegedly sexually touching young girls at a public swimming pool

The young girls aged between nine and 11 reported the incident to staff and police (stock image)

The young girls aged between nine and 11 reported the incident to staff and police (stock image)

A second incident occurred on October 8 where police say the man approached two girls – aged 11 and 10 – swimming at the same pool and allegedly touched them underwater on their back and legs.

This incident was also reported to staff and police.

Detectives arrested a 77-year-old man on Tuesday at Lake Illawarra Police Station.

He was charged with six counts of sexually touching a person without consent and was granted conditional bail to appear at Kiama Local Court February 1.

The accused has been charged with six counts of sexually touching a person with consent and will appear infront of Kiama Local Court in February 1, 2021 (stock image)

The accused has been charged with six counts of sexually touching a person with consent and will appear infront of Kiama Local Court in February 1, 2021 (stock image)

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