Accused of assault


A 30-year-old man has been accused in court of assaulting his partner in Langholm last weekend.

Stephen Devlin of Esk Place, Langholm pleaded not guilty at Dumfries Sheriff Court to seizing her by the neck in Thomas Telford Road, pushing her against a wall and against a door and also assaulting another man and seizing him by the neck and repeatedly punching him.

Trial was set for next month and sentence deferred to the same date on a further charge which he admitted of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner and acting aggressively.

Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 8:55AM
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