4 Feb 2013

Man in court after beach incident

3:20 pm on 4 February 2013

A man has appeared in court charged with the sexual assault of an eight-year-old girl on an Invercargill beach.

The 20-year-old appeared in Invercargill District Court this morning.

The incident happened at Oreti Beach on Saturday afternoon.

The police would like to hear from anyone who was around the main entrance to the beach about 4pm.

Police say the beach was crowded at the time.