Man denies axe threat charge

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A Galashiels man will stand trial at Selkirk Sheriff Court next month on three separate complaints.

David Connolly, 33, of Winston Place, is accused of threatening a man with an axe in Gala Park, Galashiels, on July 18.

He also denies stealing bottles of after-shave to the value of £100 from Boots in Galashiels on April 24.

Connolly faces a third complaint containing three charges of alcohol thefts from the Co-op in Gala Park last December.

A trial date has been set for October 12 at Selkirk Sheriff Court, with an intermediate hearing on September 25.