Pervert Walter Buchanan, 65, preyed on two kids aged 14 and 11 between August 2007 and September 2008 at an address in Musselburgh, East Lothian. The High Court in Edinburgh heard how the widower told the girls that “bad things” would happen to them if they revealed their ordeal to any grown-ups.
But despite the threats, the girls managed to pluck up enough courage to tell their family what Buchanan was doing to them.
Buchanan, of Windsor Park, Musselburgh, pleaded guilty to three charges of sexual assault before judge Lord Bracadale who deferred sentence on him to a hearing at the High Court in Glasgow on August 16, 2012.
Lord Bracadale told him: “The accused should come to court expecting to receive a custodial sentence.”