Northern Ireland

Man was 'touched in a sexual manner' while sleeping

A 21-year-old Londonderry man who touched a 19-year-old man in a sexual manner has been placed on the sex offenders register for 10 years.

Londonderry Crown Court heard that Mark Gormley, from Knoxhill Avenue, in Prehen committed the offence while his victim was sleeping.

The incident happened after a house party on 14 April 2009.

Judge Desmond Marinin also gave Gormley a 12 month jail sentenced suspended for three years.