Man admits sexual intercourse with underage schoolgirl

A 22-year-old man has admitted having sex with a girl under the age of 16.

Steven Coltart pleaded guilty at Dumfries Sheriff Court to committing the offence at the Deer Park in the town in April last year.

Coltart, of Dunlop Road, Dumfries, was put on the sex offenders’register for five years.

He was also made the subject of a community payback order with conditions he carry out 300 hours unpaid work and be restricted to his home between 7pm to 7am for 12 months.

Coltart also admitted breaching a bail condition banning him from having possession of a mobile phone capable of obtaining the internet.

He was also banned from driving for eight months after admitting driving on the Whitesands in August while disqualified and using a car without insurance.