A taxi driver told a teenage customer he gave "freebies" in return for sexual favours shortly before carrying out a sex attack on her.
Christopher Doyle, 44, told the 17-year-old girl he had done it before after she told him she was "skint" as he drove her home from a nightclub.
He then put his hand on her thigh and genitals and, when the girl fled from his cab, he followed her out and pressed himself up against her as she was trapped against his vehicle.
Doyle was placed on the sex offenders register on Thursday after he admitted carrying out the indecent assault on the girl in Longforgan, near Dundee, on October 10, 2010.
Perth Sheriff Court heard how Doyle struck after the girl was left on her own with him and he drove her up a quiet lane and switched off the vehicle's lights.
Fiscal depute Carol Whyte said the girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, had been at Fat Sam's nightclub in Dundee when she and her friend were picked up by Doyle.
Miss Whyte said: "The complainer's friend was dropped off by the accused. Before the taxi left her friend's house the complainer moved into the front seat as she did not want to sit in the back because of the child locks. She was then driven to Longforgan at her request. She told the accused she was "really skint" and asked to be dropped off at the bus stop. The accused asked her if she lived far away.
"He said he had given freebies before and asked her if she knew how he had done that."
The girl realised he was talking about sex, the court heard, and said she would pay her fare.
Doyle told her that he had made a previous passenger carry out a sex act on him to "pay" the fare. He then told the girl he would cut the fare to "£10 and a snog".
He then drove on and pulled into a quiet lane where he told the teenager "no-one can see us".
The fiscal continued: "She paid the fare and he switched off the internal light, reached over and touched her leg, running his hand along her inner thigh and trying to kiss her. She moved her head away and opened the taxi door. The accused got out of the taxi.
"He pressed his body against her so they were facing each other and her back was pressed against the taxi. He moved his hands up her skirt, feeling her legs and underwear at the front of her genitalia. He then forcibly kissed her. She then pushed him away. When she arrived home her parents saw she was in a hysterical state and the police were contacted.
The court heard swabs of DNA taken from the girl's body matched the DNA of Doyle.
Doyle, of Wiston Place, Dundee, had sentence deferred for reports until August 29.
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