Trial date for court teenager

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A 16-year-old male from Hawick has been accused of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner inside Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

The teenager – who cannot be named for legal reasons due to his age – pleaded not guilty to making abusive and threatening comments in the sheriff courthouse on December 1.

It is alleged he was on bail at the time.

A trial date has been fixed for April 4.