Remanded in Custody

Written by on July 31, 2015




A 46-year-old man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 16 on various occasions.

A Jury has been told that he also took an indecent photo of her. William Dempster has been remanded in custody by the Sheriff at Dumfries.

Dempster, of High Street, Dalbeattie, was found guilty of the charge by a jury at the end of a three-day trial.

He had pleaded not guilty to committing the offence between August 2013 and January last year.

He was also found guilty of attempting to pervert the course of justice by disposing of a mobile phone at a bridge in Dalbeattie knowing that police required it for analysis.

Sentence was deferred to August 26.

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