A man has been arrested in connection with several sexual offences which took place in the west of Edinburgh, including the sexual assault of a teenage girl.
Dozens of homicide cases and hundreds of sex offence cases awaiting trial as coronavirus causes delays to the justice system
The Lord Advocate has warned the coronavirus pandemic will result in further delays to the justice system as it emerged 49 homicide cases and 465 of serious sexual assault are awaiting trial.
DJ Paul Gambaccini warned of a “false allegation crisis”, as he and Sir Cliff Richard prepared to launch a petition calling for anonymity for sexual offence suspects.
A man has been warned he could face jail after admitting a string of sexual offences involving children, including having sex with a teenage boy.
A woman today said "justice had been served" after a man was convicted of an "appalling" catalogue of historic sex offences against her and other young girls.
A North-east man has been spared jail after he sent obscene pictures to two women via social media.