A man has been charged with the repeated sexual abuse of boys in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The 59-year-old man was arrested on Monday over the alleged abuse in the eastern beaches area between 1987 and 1991.

Police allege the man abused a number of boys, some aged under 10, on a number of occasions.

The man was arrested at his home at 11.30am on Monday and charged with 15 counts of child sex offences. He was refused bail and will appear in Waverley Local Court on Tuesday.