April 2020: Frame has now been released

April 2016

Six years for sexually assaulting schoolboy

A New Stevenson man has been sentenced to six years for repeatedly sexually assaulting a vulnerable schoolboy.

James Frame, of Stevenson Street, was found guilty following a trial at Hamilton Sheriff Court and returned to the court on Monday for sentencing.

The 32-year-old was convicted of assaulting the boy, who was 14 at the time of the first attack, over a 12 month period between February 2014 and February 2015, at his home and addresses in New Stevenson and Holytown.

Frame was also placed on the sex offenders’ register.