Rapist gets nine years

Roy Morrison
Roy Morrison

A MANCHESTER MAN, who lived in Hawick until recently, has been sentenced to nine years behind bars for various offences including two counts of rape.

Roy Morrison, 65, pled guilty to the rape charges at Manchester Crown Court, as well as three counts of indecency with a child and an indecent assault.

He committed the offences in the Manchester area between 1978 and 1985.