Garnant man faces jail for tan salon assault
4:50pm Monday 2nd July 2012 in Ammanford news
A GARNANT man has been warned a prison sentence could follow after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a teenage girl inside a tanning salon.
Glyndwr Thomas, aged 41, had denied indecently touching the 15- year-old as she lay on a sunbed.
But he was unanimously convicted by a jury after a trial at Swansea Crown Court.
The girl had told how Thomas, of Parc Glanffrwd, had given her a lift to the Easy Tan salon on College Street, Ammanford.
She said she entered a cubicle and undressed. As she lay on a bed waiting for the machine to start Thomas walked in.
The teenager said she covered her private parts with her hands but Thomas reached over her as if to press a start button.
But in the process he touched her indecently.
Thomas, a long distance lorry driver, claimed the incident had never happened.
After the verdict Judge Paul Thomas agreed to postpone sentencing until a probation officer had prepared a report into his background. Judge Thomas granted bail until July 16 but warned Thomas that did not mean a prison sentence would not be the outcome.
He was ordered to register with the police as a sex offender.