Trial for offensive remark accused

Jedburgh Sheriff Court

Jedburgh Sheriff Court

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A teenager has denied making a racially offensive remark to a 14-year-old.

Connor Smith, 16, of Lothian Street, denies acting in a racially aggravated manner in Beaconsfield Terrace on May 15. He also denies assaulting a 12-year-old on the same date. Smith will stand trial on September 8, with an intermediate hearing on August 10.

He was released on bail with a condition not to contact either complainer.