A man's been charged after he allegedly tried to lure a young boy into the toilets at Redhead Beach.
The 7 year old boy was standing outside the toilet block yesterday afternoon, when it's claimed the 56 year old spoke to him and asked him to go into the toilets with him.
Soon after, the boy's mum confronted the man and he fled.
Police later spotted him on the beach allegedly committing an indecent act.
He was arrested and charged with intimidate intend fear physical harm, behave in offensive manner in public place, and willful and obscene exposure in public place.
He was granted conditional bail to appear at Belmont Local Court on May 3.