June 2017

Pervert found guilty of sex offences

A man has been convicted of sexual offences against a young girl.

Former chef Archibald Thornton, 53 of Lamlash appeared at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court where he was found guilty of using lewd, indecent and libidinous practices and behaviour against a young schoolgirl.

Locals know Thornton by the first name ‘Stewart’

The court was told that the offences date back to the 1980’s

The charges relate to offences committed over a three year period against a female child aged between four and seven years old.

Thornton was told to register as a sex offender. And will be sentenced at a later date