Man admits committing assault in Langholm


A row created by a 30-year-old man as he blasted a woman with abuse

Dumfries Sheriff Court
Dumfries Sheriff Court

attracted householders out into a street, a court heard.

Steven Devlin was loud in his behaviour as he slated a woman before assaulting her.

In the court – at Dumfries – Devlin, of Turnberry Crescent, Annan, admitted

behaving in a threatening or abusive manner and assaulting the woman in Langholm, seizing her by the neck and pushing her against a wall and to the ground.

He also admitted assaulting another man, pushing him to the ground and repeatedly punching him.

Sentence was deferred for background reports.

Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:37AM
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