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Timaru Police seek 'further victims' of Olympic Wrestling Club man arrested on indecency charges

Police in Timaru believe there may be further alleged victims of a man connected with the South Canterbury Olympic Wrestling Club facing indecency charges.

Police say a 56-year-old Timaru man from the South Canterbury Olympic Wrestling Club was arrested last Wednesday.

He has been charged with indecent assault and two counts of having indecent communication with a young person under 16, and is currently remanded in custody until May 9.

Detective Senior Sergeant Richard Quested said today the inquiry is ongoing and police would like to hear from anyone who has any information that could assist police.

"It is also possible there are further victims and we urge anyone with information to contact police," Mr Quested said in a statement..

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Greg Harrison on 021 190 3831.

Information can also be supplied anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Source: 1 NEWS