That's why we are working with specialist academics to make sure we can get to the root cause of the problem." Mr Mac Askill also said he would like to see a change in the law to allow the DNA of young sex offenders to be retained, because of evidence they often go on to commit further crimes.The Dark Side of Teenage Sex will be shown on BBC One Scotland at 2235 BST on Tuesday.Events described as “mini- charrettes” are being held in Tayport to mark the start of plans to turn it into one of Fife’s premier tourist destinations.
The fiscal added: “He leaned across and put his hands on either side of her head, leaned in and put his left hand on the top of her thigh and stroked her inner thigh.
She moved away and he drove back to his garage.” On a second occasion, Mac Neil sexually assaulted another female who he had offered a lift home from his garage.
Evans was accused of six sexually-related offences between the ages of 10 and 16 but he was never registered as a sex offender.
Karen Dewar's father, Frank, tells the programme the system failed both his daughter and her killer. he was just gave up on and I suppose there are hundreds of them out there like that," he said.
Directly comparable figures for the rest of the UK were not available, although a Youth Justice Board report paints a similar picture in England and Wales.
In 2007/8 police or courts dealt with 2,088 sexual offences by under 18s, including 244 cases involving pre-teenage children.
On her final visit, Mac Neil asked if he could drive her car to Tayport to see another car he had to fix.
The fiscal said: “She felt the accused was a bit of a creep, but felt obliged to help him.
BBC Scotland also used Freedom of Information legislation to ask Scotland's councils what treatment was being provided to sexually aggressive young people.