Nelson man charged for attempted underage rape


A 51 year old Nelson man is facing multiple charges relating to sexual offending that occurred in the early 1990s.

The man was arrested on Friday and has been charged with 14 offences including attempted rape of a girl under 16 years and multiple charges of unlawful sexual connection with a girl under 16 years and indecent assault on a girl under 16 years.

He will appear in the Nelson District Court on May 4.