A 77-YEAR-OLD foster carer on the NSW north coast has been arrested and charged with indecently assaulting three children in his care.
The man was arrested at his home in Lennox Head on Wednesday and is accused of indecently assaulting three children previously in his care between 2009 and 2011.
Police say the boy and two girls, aged between seven and 17 years, were being cared for by the man and his wife at the time of the alleged assaults.
He has been charged with four counts of aggravated indecent assault.
He has been granted conditional bail and will appear in Ballina Local Court on February 13.