Ding­wall ac­cused fac­ing new sex of­fence charges

Cape Breton Post - - Cape Breton -

SYD­NEY — A Ding­wall man sen­tenced ear­lier this year on sex of­fences has again been charged with sim­i­lar of­fences.

Wil­liam Dou­glas Bur­ton, 74, is charged with sex­ual as­sault and sex­ual in­ter­fer­ence that are al­leged to have oc­curred be­tween 2009 and 2010. The com­plainant is a male.

In Jan­uary, Bur­ton re­ceived a seven-month pro­vin­cial jail term after be­ing found guilty on charges of sex­ual as­sault, sex­ual in­ter­fer­ence and as­sault. The sen­tence also in­cluded a pro­ba­tion pe­riod.

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