FOR weeks after a backpacker was sexually assaulted by James Anthony Wilshire, she could not get her attacker's face out of her mind, a Hervey Bay court has heard. The year-old Gladstone man will spend a month behind bars after he put his hand down the pants of the tourist while she was asleep on a bus travelling between Rockhampton and Gympie. Wilshire sobbed as he pleaded guilty in Hervey Bay Magistrates Court yesterday to one count of sexual assault and one count of possessing a knife in a public place. The court heard in May , the year-old victim was travelling south on a bus with her sister, as part of their backpacking trip around Australia.
When you stick your hand down her pants and she's already wet
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According to the woman, she was sexually assaulted by the male passenger sitting next to her on the flight. After alerting the flight attendants, she said they asked her to move but did not request the same of the male passenger. According to Spirit Airlines, crew members tried to assist Jackson and offered to move her to another seat but she refused. Not one person asked if I was OK. Law enforcement began its investigation immediately after the flight arrived.
Q: My daughter 5 has a habit of putting her hand down her pants, even when other people are around. Often, it's when she's engrossed in TV or something, and she doesn't even seem aware of it. I don't want to give her hang-ups by telling her off, but it's embarrassing, and a bit of a worry in public when you do not know how others are reacting especially potential paedophiles.