Family attacks failure to punish student who sexually assaulted girl

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Christopher Daniel given absolute discharge despite being found guilty of offence against girl, 6

A teenager who was given an absolute discharge despite being found guilty of sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl was granted leniency because he acted out of “inappropriate curiosity” and not for sexual gratification.

During a three-day trial, Dumbarton sheriff court heard that Christopher Daniel, an 18-year-old dental student, had repeatedly touched the child’s vagina over her clothing as she sat on his knee playing on a computer.

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