Beloved Australian TV Star Arrested for Sexual Assault

Australia’s ABC News reporting that Robert Hughes, star of the series Hey Dad!, has been appeared in court in London after being arrested over a series of alleged sexual assaults. Police allege that the offences were committed against five girls between 1985 and 1990. Hey Dad! aired from 1987 to 1994.

Police in London arrested Hughes on Thursday with warrants that were issued by the New South Wales Police Department. Scotland Yard and New South Wales Police worked jointly to make the arrest.

Hughes has been charged with 11 counts of sexual assault and indecent assault. This comes from a two-year-long investigation..

The investigation began in 2010 after actress Sarah Monahan, who played Hughes’s daughter, alleged that she had been touched inappropriately while shooting the series.

Hughes appeared in court, confirming his name and his date of birth. His lawyer requested more time to consider the case.

 

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One Response to “Beloved Australian TV Star Arrested for Sexual Assault”

  1. This is old news.

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