Jury trial for assault and robbery accused

Jedburgh Sheriff Court
Jedburgh Sheriff Court

A MAN accused of assault and robbery in the town will stand trial by jury on December 3.

Lee Johnstone, of Ramsay Road, appeared on indictment at Jedburgh Sheriff Court and denied assaulting a man, threatening him with violence, and robbing him in the town’s Howegate on March 2.

The 23-year-old also denies assaulting another man to his severe injury in Allars Crescent on the same date, and recklessly damaging a car in Renwick Terrace.

He is due to attend a first diet on November 8.