February 2019

Pervert that molested young girl avoids prison sentence

A 52-year-old man who sexually assaulted a girl under 13 by following her into a bathroom and pulling down her underwear has avoided a prison sentence

Jamie Marshall, of Newall Terrace, Dumfries, was found guilty of committing child sexual offences when he appeared at Dumfries Sheriff Court

He was also found guilty of lewd and indecent practices towards a girl aged under 12 by climbing into a bed whilst the victim was asleep to molest her by sexual touching

He was ordered to be under supervision for 12 months and was placed on the sex offenders register for one year