Father-of-three to face court over sexual assault of schoolgirl while wearing 'ghillie suit'

A New South Wales father-of-three is due to face court over the alleged abduction and sexual assault of a 12-year-old schoolgirl.

Troy Johnson, 31, from the state's Central Coast, is accused of carrying out the attack in May this year.

Police allege the father-of-three was wearing a ghillie suit when he attacked the schoolgirl. Source: NSW Police
Troy Johnson, 31, will face court on Sunday. Source: NSW Police

Police will allege the assault was carried out while Johnson was wearing a camouflage outfit known as a ghillie suit.

It's alleged he abducted, gagged and raped the young girl who was on her way to school in Narara three months ago.

A number of camouflage clothing articles were gathered during a search of the man's house. Source: NSW Police

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Police allege an 11-year-old girl was also sexually assaulted by the father.

The father was arrested Friday night following a vehicle stop. Source: NSW Police

Any other potential victims have been urged to come forward.

Police say they arrested the 31-year-old during a vehicle stop on Friday night after launching an investigation into the alleged abduction.

After the man’s arrest detectives from the State Crime Command’s Sex Crimes Squad executed a search warrant on the man’s home where they collected a number of items in evidence, police said in a statement.

Police say they are still investigating the attempted kidnapping in June of an 18-year-old woman, near a train station also in Narara.

Officers searched a house in Woongarrah and seized several items before charging the man with multiple sex offences, some relating to alleged incidents involving a young girl known him to between October 2016 and April 2017.

Johnson reportedly suffered a medical episode after his arrest on Friday and is expected to appear in Wyong Local Court on Sunday after he is discharged from hospital.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.

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