August 2020

Midlothian man jailed at Edinburgh Sheriff court for ‘sexual activity involving a child’

A Dalkeith man has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for child sexual offences that include ‘causing a young child to participate in sexual activity.’

Donald Middleton appeared at Edinburgh’s Sheriff Court on Tuesday, 11 August where he pleaded guilty to ‘causing a young child to participate in a sexual activity, and an offence relating to indecent imagery and videos of children’ according to police.

The 57-year-old has been added to the sex offenders list and police are highlighting his crimes as a way of preventing children from being targeted online.