A man who kissed a reporter during a live TV broadcast in Spain has been ordered to pay his victim 2024 GBP after admitting sexual assault.
The incident took place when Raquel Guillan was reporting live on TV channel ‘Radio Television Canarias’ about the sand storm that engulfed the Spanish island of Lanzarote.
The man whose name has not been reported admitted in court that he kissed the reporter before trying to run away.
In the video, the man can be seen approaching the broadcaster from behind and kissing her as she carries out a live broadcast.
He then tried to flee but reportedly dropped his wallet in the process which allowed him to be identified.
He late pulled the reporter’s hair and pushed her when she bravely stood her ground and refused to give the perv his wallet back.
He was found guilty of sexual assault and aggression.
He has been ordered to pay the victim compensation of 2,410 EUR (2024 GBP) and he has been forbidden to come any closer than 300 metres (984 feet) of the victim’s home or place of work.
He has also been forbidden to try to and contact her by any means.
Guillan reportedly filed a complaint after the incident and received the support of the TV channel where she works.
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Story By: Jonathan Macias, Sub-Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Central European News