Woman denies sexual act

A PORT William woman accused of committing a sexual act in the window of her home will stand trial in October.

Thursday, 30th August 2012, 4:25 pm

Harryetta Thompson, 23, of Manx View, denied the charge but admitted an offence which took place the following day, on August 7, when she behaved in a threatening manner by holding her mobile phone camera towards her neighbours and making a one-fingered gesture towards them. She was sentenced to 40 days in prison, backdated to August 7.

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The court heard how Miss Thompson struggled with being in custody and her lawyer sought her release on bail pending trial for the alleged first offence.