Craik man pleads guilty

A 51-year-old who assaulted another man to his severe injury and permanent disfigurement at a builders’ yard, had sentence deferred until March 10 for reports.

At Jedburgh Sheriff Court, John Machin, of Fir Oaks Bungalow, Craik, admitted repeatedly punching a man at the yard of J. R. Elliot Builders, Commercial Road, on March 12 last year.