Retired cop back to court next year

August 11, 2023 9:23 am in by

A retired Riverland Police officer charged with a child sex offence will return to court early next year.

The 71-year-old man was due to front the Berri Magistrates Court this week, however a last minute legal move saw him appear via phone from an Adelaide legal office.

He was arrested in June, charged with one count of communicating to make a child amenable to sexual activity.

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His identity had been the subject of a suppression order, however has since been lifted.

The matter returns to court in February.