Jury trial for man accused of assault and robbery

Jedburgh Sheriff Court
Jedburgh Sheriff Court

A man accused of assault and robbery is due to stand trial by jury on December 3.

Lee Johnstone, 23, had a further first diet set for November 29 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Johnstone, of Ramsay Road, appeared on indictment and denied assaulting a man in the Howegate on March 2, threatening him with violence and robbing him of a bag.

He also denies repeatedly punching another man, kicking him on the head and body, and throwing him to the ground to his severe injury, in Allars Crescent, on the same date.

Johnstone further denies recklessly damaging a car in Renwick Terrace.