62-year-old man pleads guilty to sex offences

Derry's Courthouse on Bishop Street. 3003JM66
Derry's Courthouse on Bishop Street. 3003JM66

A 62-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a string of sex offences.

Douglas Frederick Ayton, of Donnybrewer Road, Eglinton, admitted attempted rape, indecent assault and attempted buggery.

He also admitted charges of gross indecency.

The offences were committed between January 1981 and December 1987 and involve three victims.

Sentencing was adjourned for a probation pre-sentence report to be compiled.

Ayton was remanded in custody to appear in court again on June 25.