Doctor guilty of assaulting a young patient

The former child psychiatrist had sex with the girl on her 18th birthday

A former child psychiatrist has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a female patient in Perth almost 30 years ago but has been acquitted of similar charges related to a second complainant.

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Ian Stuart McAlpine stood trial in the WA District Court, charged with 17 offences, including sexual penetration without consent and indecent assault, allegedly committed between 1988 and 1990.

A jury convicted him of seven offences but acquitted him of 10 others.

Prosecutor Alan Dungey said during the trial that McAlpine's molestation of the