Hey Dad actor being escorted by police guard

HEY Dad television star Robert Hughes is being brought back to Australia under police guard to face child sex assault charges.

The 64-year-old boarded a plane in London on Wednesday and was expected to arrive at Sydney Airport on Thursday morning.

Hughes is accused of assaulting five girls, aged between six to 15, in the 80s.

His lawyer told he had volunteered to come back to Australia and was cooperating fully with the police investigation.

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