Compulsory school attendance charge, Rockhampton

Police from the Rockhampton Child Protection and Investigation Unit (CPIU) yesterday charged a 41-year-old woman with failing in her obligation as a parent to ensure compulsory school attendance.

It is alleged the offences occurred between October and November 2013.

“With the commencement of the school year fast approaching, it is a timely reminder to parents to ensure they meet their obligations relating to the compulsory attendance of children at school,” Detective Senior Sergeant Paul Elliot of the Rockhampton CPIU said.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or 24hrs a day.

Central Region