Aussie ‘Wolf Creek’ actor John Jarratt has responded to sexual assault accusations. Picture: Supplied.
Aussie ‘Wolf Creek’ actor John Jarratt has responded to sexual assault accusations. Picture: Supplied.

John Jarratt denies assault claims

WOLF Creek actor John Jarratt has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman on a Sydney beach in the 1970s but he "emphatically" denies the claim.

"Police are investigating an allegation of a historic sexual assault on Sydney's eastern beaches," a NSW Police spokeswoman said in a statement on Saturday.

"The allegations were reported to police earlier this month and relate to a matter from the 1970s."

The Daily Telegraph reports the woman made a statement to Shoalhaven police about a week ago.

Jarratt's representative said the 65-year-old "emphatically and completely denies the allegations of sexual assault".

"These allegations are completely unfounded and untrue," Ignite Elite Artists told The Telegraph in a statement.

Further comment has been sought from Jarratt's representative.

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