Ex-foster dad on sex abuse charges in NSW

A former foster carer is due to face court in Sydney accused of sexually touching a girl in his care last year.

The 54-year-old was arrested at a Berala home in the city's west on April 17 and charged with five counts of intentionally sexually touching a child.

Police will allege in court the girl was aged between 12 and 13 when she was abused on several occasions in 2019.

The man was granted bail on April 14 and is due to face the Burwood Local Court on Wednesday.