Jail for tourist assault

A Nelson man has been sentenced to six months' jail after indecently assaulting two British tourists at a backpackers in Nelson last August.

Leong Jin Walters, 18, appeared in the Nelson District Court for sentence on two charges of indecent assault and a review of sentence for burglary and receiving stolen goods.

Walters denied the indecent assault charges but was found guilty after a defended hearing.

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