A Saltcoats pensioner was placed on the sex offenders register after pulling down a woman’s trousers and pants then exposing his penis after taking Tramadol.

George Craig, of Springvale Place, previously admitted sexual assaulting the woman at another address in the town on April 29 last year.

The charge states the 72-year-old handled her breasts, pulled down her trousers then underwear and exposed his penis.

When he returned to Kilmarnock Sheriff Court for sentencing last week [Monday, March 23] his defence solicitor said Craig had never been in trouble before and was on Tramadol when he committed the offence.

Craig was given a community payback order, ordered to sign the sex offenders register and placed under supervision for three years.

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