Bristol man, 69, guilty of sexually assaulting woman, 79

A 69-year-old man from Bristol has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 79-year-old woman on New Year's Day.

Malcolm Dearlove was arrested by police following the attack on his victim, which happened mid-morning as she was shopping in East Street, Bedminster.

He entered his plea in court on Tuesday and was remanded on condition bail.

A pre-sentence report will now be prepared and Dearlove, of Canada Way, will reappear at Bristol Magistrates' Court on 20 February.

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