Detectives appeal for assistance to locate wanted man

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Police are appealing for assistance from the community to locate a wanted man from Sydney’s west.

33-year-old Nick Newman is wanted on an arrest warrant for child sex offences.

The man has been known to frequent the Redfern, Sydney CBD, and Nepean areas.

He is described as being of Asian appearance, 170-180cm tall, 80-90kg with a large build and short black hair.

Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad are seeking information from the community about Mr Newman’s current whereabouts.

Anyone with information that may assist detectives is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

The Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad is comprised of detectives who are specially trained to investigate serious sexual assaults on adults, and serious sexual and physical assaults on children, including extreme cases of neglect.

Anyone with concerns about suspected child abuse or exploitation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Emily Newton

Emily Newton is the Weekender’s police and political reporter. Emily is also the Weekender’s Senior Journalist.

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