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A swimming coach has lost her appeal against a conviction for assaulting a child.
Janet Hewitt, the former head coach of the West Dorset Warriors, wept as she was told by Judge Peter Johnson today that the appeal had been dismissed following a hearing at Bournemouth Crown Court.
Judge Johnson said: “I’m afraid quite simply we do not believe her account.
“It’s clear that this was a fleeting aberration on her part but it is our duty to apply the law in this case.