A MAN will face court on Friday in relation to a number of alleged child approaches in the Cardiff and Edgeworth areas.
Police will allege the man approached six girls in separate incidents between August and November this year.
It is alleged her committed indecent acts towards the students, who were aged between 13 and 16 years old.
Lake Macquarie police conducted extensive inquiries before arresting a 46-year-old man in Cardiff.
He has been charged with eight counts of commit act of indecency towards another person, and one count of wilful and obscene exposure.
The Thornton man was refused bail and will appear in Toronto Local Court.