August 2018

55-year-old found guilty of child sexual abuse

A Kelso man has been found guilty of historical sex crimes against two young girls following a jury trial at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Fifty five year old Raymond Hay of Roxburgh Street, had denied using lewd, indecent and libidonous practices on one occasion towards a girl when she was aged between seven and 11 in the 1980s at a house in Greenlaw.

He was also accused of lewd, indecent and libidonous practices towards a second girl on various occasions when she was aged between four and nine

Following a three-day trial Hay was found guilty by the jury and sentence was deferred until next month for the production of background reports.