APRIL 30th 2015
A man has been convicted of raping a one-day-old baby boy and two other young children.
Stuart Young preyed on the children between November 2008 and December 2013 at various locations in Edinburgh.
The High Court in Edinburgh heard the attacks on the one-day-old boy continued until he was aged three months.
A jury convicted Young on two charges of rape and another of sexual assault. Sentence was deferred.
The week-long trial heard how, in November 2008, Young raped a girl who was aged just six months.
He continued to sexually assault her until December 2013 when she was aged five.
In July 2013, he abused a nine-year-old girl at an address in the capital’s Stenhouse area.
Following conviction, temporary judge Paul Arthurson QC deferred sentence for the court to obtain reports about Young’s character.
The judge warned Young, who lived in Sighthill, Edinburgh, to…