Admonished for assault

The assault happened at a house in Melrose.
The assault happened at a house in Melrose.

A Galashiels man who admitted assaulting his estranged wife has been admonished after being of good behaviour for six months.

Mark Thompson, 50, of Greenbank Street, pleaded guilty to struggling violently with her at a house in Chiefswood Road, Melrose, on January 26.