Gamekeeper grabbed paramedics breasts and punched her

A gamekeeper is facing jail after grabbing the breasts of a paramedic as she tried to care for him in the back of her ambulance after he was found lying drunk in the street.

Michael Scobbie, 32, was picked up by a mercy crew before he grabbed the 36-year old emergency worker and told her, "I'm going to s*** you – you're mine".

Drunk Scobbie repeatedly grabbed the paramedic's breasts through her uniform and even punched her on the head, the Daily Record reported.

Stirling Sheriff Court heard that during a 25-mile journey between Buchlyvie in west Stirlingshire and the Forth Valley Royal Hospital at Larbert, near Falkirk, he shouted, swore and uttered threats.

Scobbie also pulled her on top of him and put his hand inside her underwear to try and "digitally penetrate" her while making sexual remarks.

The court heard that the ambulance had been called to Station Road, Buchlyvie after concerned members of the public reported that a man was lying drunk and insensible.

Scobbie pleaded guilty to assaulting the paramedic, contrary to the 2005 Emergency Workers (Scotland) Act, and using threatening and abusive behaviour.

In addition, Sheriff Keith O'Mahony convicted him after summary trial of sexual assaulting her – which Scobbie had denied.

The incident occurred on the evening of August 21st last year (2020).

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When Scobbie, of Buchlyvie, appeared for sentence today, his solicitor said background reports the court had required were not ready.

Mr Crawford told the sheriff: "You will see there's no report available – not through any fault of Mr Scobbie."

Sheriff O'Mahony said: "I'll further defer sentence for those reports previously called for."

The case was continued until December 8th (2021), and bail – initially refused by Sheriff O'Mahony after conviction but then granted by the Sheriff Appeal Court – was continued.

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