Hawick: Man told to stay away from ex-partner after bust-up

A CARPET fitter has been ordered to stay away from his ex-partner for the next two years following a bust-up.

Forty-year-old Garry Brown pleaded guilty to behaving in a threatening or abusive manner at a property in Silverbuthall Road, Hawick, on March 15/16.

He admitted acting in an aggressive manner towards a named woman and shouting and swearing at her during an argument and putting his foot in the door preventing her from closing it.

Brown was fined £175 and ordered to pay a £10 Victim Surcharge as well as the two-year non-harassment order.

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