Five years in jail for Cornhill man

A 37-year-old man has been jailed for five years after sexually assaulting a young child in Berwickshire.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 2:22 pm
Edinburgh High Court

The man, Carl Balfour, who gave an address in Cornhill-on-Tweed, was convicted of sexually assaulting a child under 13 years of age more than three years ago.

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He was originally charged at Jedburgh Sheriff Court in July, 2018.

At the High Court in Edinburgh this week, Balfour was given a custodial sentence of three years, with an extended period of two years back-dated to April 16.