Pervert jailed for just 36 months for abusing girl over 12-year period
A Saltcoats man who abused a young girl over a 12-year period has been jailed for just 36 months
‘Remorseless’ Kevin Dickson, 44, was found guilty of lewd and libidinous practices towards the a girl between 1985 and 1997
The court was told that Dickson, who lived in Ivanhoe Drive, abused the girl at three addresses in Ardrossan and one in Saltcoats over a period of 12-years until the child reached 16-years-old.
The girl was aged just four-years-old at the time of the first offence.
Dickson maintained his innocence throughout the trial, forcing the victim to give evidence in court.
After the trial at Kilmarnock Sheriff Crown Court, he was found guilty by the jury of all the charges against him.
Dickson was sentenced to 36-months in prison and placed on the sex offenders indefinitely