August 2018

72-year-old jailed for sex abuse offences against children

A man has now been jailed for the sexual abuse of children in Fife over three decades ago.”

Appearing at Dundee Sheriff Court on Wednesday, James Rennie, also known as James Black, was sentenced to for 42 months in prison.

The now 72-year-old, who resided in Edinburgh, has also been registered indefinitely as a sex offender.

Police have said the offences were committed in Fife more than 30 years ago.

They took place in the Tayport area of Fife between 1977 and 1981, and were reported to police in 2016. Rennie was found guilty at Dundee Sheriff Court on 13th July 2018.