A 69-YEAR-OLD from Ceredigion has admitted sexually assaulting a woman in Carmarthenshire on the day of his trial.

Vivian Baker had been charged with sexual assault after being accused of touching a woman in Ffairfach, near Llandeilo, on August 19 last year without her consent.

Baker, of Woodlands Caravan Park in Llanon, admitted the offence at Llanelli Magistrates’ Court on August 25 – on the day of his trial.

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When sentenced on September 12, Baker was sentenced to a 12-month community order, as part of which he must complete up to 15 days of rehabilitation activity requirement.

He was also fined £398, and must pay his victim £500 in compensation, along with £85 in costs and a £114 surcharge.

Baker must also register as a sex offender for five years.