Payback order for abusive man

A man who behaved in an abusive manner in a flat was sentenced to a 12-month Community Payback Order, with a condition he completes 120 hours of unpaid work.

At Jedburgh Sheriff Court, Stephen Norman, 47, of Wellington Court, admitted shouting and swearing in a flat in Teviotdale Court on November 24.

He also admitted breaching a bail condition.