Perth babysitter charged with 190 alleged child sexual offences

A Perth man has been charged with almost 200 alleged sexual offences against several children who he was babysitting in July and August 2020. Child Abuse Squad detectives today charged 23-year-old Jareth Thomas Harries-Markham with a further 190 charges, which he is accused of carrying out while working as a babysitter. It is alleged Mr Harries-Markham advertised his services through an online babysitting service. READ MORE: Body found in FBI search for missing US woman Gabby Petito He was originally arrested and charged in August on a range of related offences. Today he appeared in the Perth Magistrates Court and was charged with the additional offences included possessing child exploitation material, sexual penetration of a child under 13 years and indecently recording a child under 13 years. Mr Harries-Markham is next due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on October 18 with a current total of 194 charges relating to 12 child victims who are aged between eight months and n..

A Perth man has been charged with almost 200 alleged sexual offences against several children who he was babysitting in July and August 2020.

Child Abuse Squad detectives today charged 23-year-old Jareth Thomas Harries-Markham with a further 190 charges, which he is accused of carrying out while working as a babysitter.

It is alleged Mr Harries-Markham advertised his services through an online babysitting service.

READ MORE: Body found in FBI search for missing US woman Gabby Petito

He was originally arrested and charged in August on a range of related offences.

Today he appeared in the Perth Magistrates Court and was charged with the additional offences included possessing child exploitation material, sexual penetration of a child under 13 years and indecently recording a child under 13 years.

Mr Harries-Markham is next due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on October 18 with a current total of 194 charges relating to 12 child victims who are aged between eight months and nine years.

Detectives have said the investigation into the man is ongoing and anyone with information relating to this matter, or any similar incidents, should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

If you are or have been a victim of sexual abuse, or if you have information about someone being abused, please contact police on 131 444.

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