A MAN has cried in the dock after being found not prove of attempting to murder an 11-month-old baby.

Ryan Devaney, 28, had been on trial accused of attempting to murder the child in the Dundee area.

The case at the High Court in Edinburgh had heard the boy’s mother reveal that she secretly recorded Devaney using her mobile phone.

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Jurors at the High Court in Edinburgh returned the verdict and Devaney, of Provost Road, Dundee, started to cry in the dock.

Members of his family who sat in the public benches screamed ‘yes’ as they heard the verdict being announced. Devany admitted assaulting the child's mother and another man and will be sentenced next month.