August 2013

Wheelchair pervert jailed for abuse at Kilwinning health centre

A wheelchair bound sex offender who groped a woman at a Kilwinning health centre has been jailed.

Wayne Ritchie, of Hurlford, Ayrshire a registered sex offender, sexually assaulted the same disabled woman several times over a five year period at the Dirrans Head Injury Rehab Centre in Dirrans Terrace.

On various occasions between January 2008 and January 2013 the 33-year-old blocked the woman’s path with his wheelchair and handled her breasts.

Ritchie pled guilty at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court in July and returned for sentencing on Tuesday.

As he left court to begin his sentence, he blew a kiss at a 17-year-old victim of domestic abuse