The offences were committed against a 9 year old boy in a toilet.
The complainant told his mother & family friends immediately after the incident.
Appeal allowed: Matter remitted to CA of SC of WA for further hearing & disposition.Evidence of blood stains in pocket - whether accused had opportunity to respond to blood-stain allegation - whether judge's direction to jury on this point sufficient.Evidence of blood stains in pocket not put to prosecution witnesses but mentioned by prosecutor in closing - whether judge required to give a Jones v Dunkel direction.Serious sex offences - long history of committing serious sex offences - likelihood of committing further serious sex offences.Need for suitable accommodation upon release - need for psychiatric/psychological treatment - need for medication - continues to deny serious sex offending - limitations in electronic monitoring of offenders upon release - risk management plan.
They smashed a window, entered the house & assaulted the victim. There was no evidence that the appellant landed any blow to the victim.