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Ex-This Morning presenter Fred Talbot convicted of indecent assault

The 67-year-old sexually assaulted teenage boys in the 1970s and 1980s

Disgraced former This Morning weatherman Fred Talbot has been found guilty of indecently assaulting seven teenagers during the 1970s and 1980s.

The historic offences took place during school trips to Scotland when he was a biology teacher.

Talbot, from Manchester, had previously denied the allegations but has now been convicted of seven of nine charges at Lanark Sheriff Court after a nine-day trial.

Fred Talbot has now been convicted of historic sex abuse charges (Credit: Wenn)

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The court heard that the offences took place in Moffat in Dumfries and Gallow, and the Caledonian Canal in Inverness in the Highlands.

At the time, Fred was a young teacher and would often talk to the boys about music, alcohol and sex, the court heard.

He also urged the boys to drink alcohol before molesting them.

Ian Brown, the Stone Roses singer told the court that Fred molested his friend during a camping trip.

Fred has previously been jailed from indecent assault in 2015 (Credit: Twitter)

“The boy then left the tent and I saw him again 10 or 15 minutes later.

“I will always remember him diving back into the tent and landing on top of us”, claimed Ian.

The rock star also added that the teacher had attempted to molest him, but Ian ran away.

One man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, also recalled being woken up by Fred.

“My initial reaction was one of horror and the instinctive reaction was to put my hand up and strike him under his chin to knock him off me,” he said.

The sentence is yet unknown (Credit: Twitter)

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“It was enough to knock his head up and back. I felt shock, revulsion and horror.”

The former This Morning weatherman was also jailed for five years in 2015 for sex attacks on two boys while he was teaching at a grammar school in Altrincham.

Those assaults took place on school barge trips in the Cheshire area during the mid-1970s.

He will be sentenced on June 15.